Home / Recipes / Chilli paneer

Photo of Chilli paneer by Akshatha Mahesh at BetterButter

Chilli paneer

Akshatha Mahesh
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
Read Instructions Save For Later

ABOUT Chilli paneer RECIPE

Favourite dishes from Indian chinese cuisine

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kids Birthday
  • Chinese
  • Frying
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 3

  2. corn flour 2 tsp
  3. maida 2 tsp
  4. ginger paste 1/2 tsp
  5. garlic paste 1/2 tsp
  6. black pepper powder 1/4 tsp
  7. chilli powder 1/4 tsp
  8. salt as required
  9. water 1/4 cup
  11. oil 3 tsp
  12. paneer 200 gms( cut in cubes)
  14. spring onions 2small
  15. green chillies 3
  16. chopped ginger 2tsp
  17. chopped garlic 2 tsp
  18. capsicum 1
  19. soya sauce 2 tsp
  20. red chilli sauce 1tsp
  21. black pepper powder 1/4 tsp
  22. red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  23. sugar 1/2 tsp
  24. salt
  25. water 1/2 cup
  26. cornflour 1 tsp


  1. In a bowl take 2 tsp cornflour. Then add 3 tsp maida .Add finely chopped ginger garlic , black pepper powder , chilli powder, and salt as required...
  2. Add 1/4 cup water. Mix well to get a smooth batter without any lumps.
  3. Now add paneer cubes in the batter. with a spoon gently coat the paneer cubes with the batter.
  4. Heat 3 tsp oil in a frying pan. fry the paneer..if one side is done , flip it and fry the other side.
  5. Remove the fried paneer cubes and place tem on kitchen towels...
  6. In the same pan add ginger, garlic, green chillies, spring onions, capsicum...stir fry on medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes
  7. Add red chilli powder , soya sauce stir and mix the sauces...Add 1/2 cup water mix well
  8. Let the mixture come to a simmer on medium flame .take 1 tap cornflour in a small bowl..add 2 tsp water for dissolving flour...mix very well to get a smooth paste...Add this paste to the gravy...Add 1/2tsp sugar and salt as per taste...
  9. Mix very well and simmer till the chilli paneer sauce has thickened and the corn flour has cooked....
  10. Add the fried paneer cubes...mix panner cubes very well with the gravy...
  11. Add 2 to 3 tsp of chopped spring onions....mix very well and serve it...

Reviews (1)  

How would you rate this recipe? Please add a star rating before submitting your review.

Submit Review
Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Feb-01-2018

Deliciously amazing.

Similar Recipes

A password link has been sent to your mail. Please check your mail.