Chilli Paneer | How to make Chilli Paneer

By Prabal Kirtika  |  30th Sep 2015  |  
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About Chilli Paneer

Chilli paneer is an extremely popular and dominating dish in Indo-Chinese fusion cuisine. This can be served as a starter or with spicy gravy as a side dish. Chili Paneer, an all-time favorite Indo-Chinese Starter, perfectly appropriate for a party or a get together. Chili Paneer is basically deep fried cottage cheese mixed with a spice enriched sauce made with a lot of chilies, onions, green bell peppers, garlic and a yummy Chinese sauce. It is a total crowd seeker as nobody can resist this yummilicious appetizer. From kids to grownups, Chili Paneer never fails to tempt the crowd. Chili Paneer can be served both ways, i.e., dry as well as with gravy. The dry chili paneer can even be turned into a gravy one just by adding a little corn flour liquid to it, which can be served as a side dish. Chili Paneer Dry & Gravy pairs really well with a vegetable fried rice, schezwan rice or hakka noodles.

Chilli Paneer is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Chilli Paneer by Prabal Kirtika has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Chilli Paneer at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Chilli Paneer takes few minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Chilli Paneer is a good option for you. The flavour of Chilli Paneer is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Chilli Paneer on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Chilli Paneer recipe on the page below.

Chilli Paneer

Ingredients to make Chilli Paneer

  • Paneer(cottage cheese) 400 grams
  • Capsicum 1 medium cut in cubes
  • Onion 1 large cut in cubes
  • Ginger 1 tsp grated
  • Flour 2 tbsp
  • Water 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper 1/4 tsp
  • Soya sauce 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli sauce 2 tsp
  • Tomato sauce 2 tbsp
  • Dry red chilli 2
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Honey 1 tsp
  • Little cornflour mixed with water

How to make Chilli Paneer

  1. Cut the paneer into big cubes and pat dry with kitchen towel. Sprinkle little cornflour on top and keep aside. Cut the capsicum and onion into cubes. Mix flour with salt and pepper, add little water and make a thick paste.
  2. Dip the paneer pieces into this flour mixture and shallow fry in a non stick pan.You can also deep fry these paneer pieces if you wish to.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add in red chillies, ginger, onion cubes and capsicum. Stir fry for a while then add in the paneer cubes. Mix it well together.
  4. Mix in the tomato purée, soya sauce, vinegar, red chilli sauce. Add corn flour mixed with little water. Stir and add honey. Sprinkle little chilli flakes.
  5. Serve hot as starter or as a side dish with fried rice or noodles. Enjoy!

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Reviews for Chilli Paneer (14)

SUMIT MITRAa year ago


Tripti Singha year ago

flour is wat maida???

Anushree Shenolikara year ago

made as per instructions. turned out really good. Thanks

Rajeswari Sasindera year ago


tripti singh gautama year ago

which types of flour?

garry sharmaa year ago


Gloria Singh Dcosta2 years ago


avni shinghal2 years ago


Anuradha Sabharwal2 years ago


Asha Patel2 years ago

very easy & yummy dish

Ronaldo 7 Aadi2 years ago


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