Chilli Paneer

Prepration time: 15 Minutes
Persons served: 2 Persons
Cuisine: Chinese


  • 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

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!!!


How would you rate this recipe?

79 votes, 4.69 / 5.00 (93%)
  • J

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

    Nice presentation SJ… keep on..

  • says:

    @Jinku: Glad you liked it 🙂

  • C

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

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