Chilli Paneer

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250 gm Paneer
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
1/2 cup Diced Capsicum
1/4 cup Diced Onion
For Slurry--
1 tsp Cornstarch
4 tsp Water
1 tsp Soya Sauce
1 tsp Red Chilly Sauce
A pinch of Aji-no-moto (MSG)
1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
Salt, to taste
2 strands Spring Onion Greens
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Chilli Paneer is a very popular Indo-Chinese dish, prepared using fresh paneer cubes with capsicums-onions and stir-fried using chinese spices 🙂 Great to serve as an appetizer or works really well as a part of Chinese Sizzler!!!

Chilli paneer preparation

  1. Cut paneer into big cubes and keep in lukewarm water for a while to soften them.
  2. Take all the ingredients of slurry in a small bowl and mix well with no lumps.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add diced capsicum, onions into it.
  4. Turn the heat high and stir-fry till onions are translucent.
  5. Add paneer cubes and toss them gently to make sure paneer cubes are not broken into pieces.
  6. Pour a cornstarch slurry over it and toss again.
  7. Turn off the heat and sprinkle chopped spring onion greens.
  8. Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve hot!!!

This entry was written on March 3rd, 2018 by in Vegetarian and tagged with , , , , , , , . Last revised on March 17th, 2018.

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  • July 10, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    i love your chilli paneer and my indians guest love it so much

  • June 27, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    @Jinku: Glad you liked it 🙂

  • June 19, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    Hey, chilli paneer is my all time favorite starter. Yours photo looks so tempting 🙂

    Nice presentation SJ… keep on..


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