- 500 gms Paneer
- For frying & cooking Edible Oil
- 2 cubed Onions
- Red, Green and yellow cubed Bell peppers
- as required Salt
- 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
- 2 tbsp Soya sauce
- 1 tbsp Vinegar
- 1 tbsp Red chili sauce
- 1/2 tsp ajinamoto
- 1 cup cornflour
- 1/2 cup Maida or All purpose flour
- Handful Spring Onion
- Handful Chopped Coriander leaves
- 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
- a pinch sugar
Chilli Paneer recipe is a famous Indo-Chinese recipe in India. Paneer is Indian cottage cheese, which is sauteed in sauces, onion and bell peppers. Today this recipe is going to be a restaurant style, step by step chilli paneer recipe with photo as well. The paneer cubes are dipped into cornflour paste or dip and later deep fried.
Fried paneer gives a uniquely delicious flavor to the dish. In the chilli paneer recipe we will not use eggs at all, only cornflour batter of the right consistency. It is essential to use good sauces as well, for the chilli paneer recipe we will use, soya sauce, vinegar, red chilli sauce or green chilli sauce, ajinamoto, tomato ketchup.
I like chilli paneer dry the most; this works great as a starter for me. Or it can even be used as a side dish to the main course Chinese meal on the table. Either way, it is always delightful to prepare this chilli paneer recipe for my family. You can always add less spicy sauces in case you are making chilli paneer for the kids.
You can also try some other related recipes like Chilli Chicken recipe, Paneer fried rice recipe, Gobi Manchurian recipe at home once you master this chilli paneer recipe as well. So now let’s quickly run through the ingredients and then how to make chili paneer recipe step by step.
Frying Paneer Cubes
First of all, cut the paneer into medium size cubes and keep them aside.
Make sure no lumps are there and keep on stirring till it is in a smooth consistency. Keep the batter aside as well.
Making the chilli paneer sauce.
Take a wok, or a deep pan, and switch on the flame to high.
Add chopped ginger garlic followed by cubed onion and bell peppers as well.
Now, add in 2 tbsp of soya sauce, 1 tbsp vinegar, 2 tbsp ketchup, 2 tbsp red chili sauce. Mix it well and later add in salt, black pepper powder, ajinamoto and a pinch of sugar.
Toss the veggies with the sauce very well and pour in the leftover cornflour paste.