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Recipe for Chilli Paneer

Recipe for Chilli Paneer

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Chilli Paneer is a spicy dish served as a starter. Paneer being plain tastes delicious with this hot Capsicum flavoured sauce. This can be eaten as it is or even with Fried Rice or Veg Noodles.



Preparation Time:

10 mins

Cooking Time:

15 mins


Paneer/Cottage Cheese
- 200 gms
 Cornflour - 4 Tbsp
 Oil - 2 Tbsp + for deep frying
 Ginger - Garlic paste - 1 tsp
 Green Chillies chopped - 3
 Onions chopped - about 1 Cup
 Red and Green Peppers chopped - 1 Cup
 Pepper powder - ½ tsp
 Soya Sauce - 2 Tbsp
 Chilli Sauce - 1 Tbsp
 Ajinomoto - ¼ tsp
 Salt to taste
 Vegetable Stock - ½ Cup
 Spring Onions for garnishing
 Coriander Leaves/ Cilantro chopped for garnishing


• Firstly thaw and cut the Paneer in the desired shape.

• Roll this Paneer in Cornflour and deep fry them in hot Oil.

• Fry them till only the edges start to turn brown in colour. Then take them out of Oil and set aside on a paper towel.

• Mix the remaining Cornflour in some Water and keep it aside.

• Heat Oil in a pan, add Garlic and fry for a minute.

• Then add Green Chillies, Onions, Peppers and saute for few more minutes.

• Then add fried Paneer and the Stock. Mix well.

• Lateron add the Pepper powder, Soya Sauce, Chilli Sauce, Ajinomoto and Salt. Mix well.

• Lastly add the Cornflour paste and mix on high heat. Cook until all the Paneer is coated well.

• Garnish with some Spring Onions and Coriander Leaves / Cilantro and serve hot!


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