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Paneer Chilly Cigars

Paneer Chilly Cigars is a tasty appetizer made using spring roll sheets and paneer filling inside. This fried snack is ideal for game days or large parties. 
Author Priya Lakshminarayan


  • Spring Roll Sheets as required
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup mashed boiled black Chana/1 potato
  • 1 cup paneer
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 3 spring onion bulbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Half Inch ginger
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp oil


  • In a mixing bowl, add mashed black chana/potato. Add grated paneer to it along with chopped bell peppers and spring onions. Now add chopped cilantro, minced green chillies, garlic, ginger and salt. Give it a good mix. Heat oil in a pan and cook this paneer mixture for 5-7 minutes. Let it cook down. Use the spring roll sheets as instructed on the packet. Cut each sheet into 4. Place a spoonful of paneer mixture in the center. Roll it like a cigar as shown in the picture below. Use water to seal the edges. Heat oil in a frying pan. Once it is hot enough, deep fry these paneer cigars until they turn golden brown. Take them out on a paper towel to soak the excess oil. Paneer Chilly Cigar are now ready to be gorged upon. Serve them hot with sriracha/dip/sauce/chutney.