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How to Make Spicy Chilli Paneer

Make these melt-in-your-mouth Chinese flavored Paneer Chilli to be served as an appetizer, snack or as a side to a main course!

Chilli Paneer is one of the many fusion Indian-Chinese recipes that Indians love. This was originally served as Chilly Chicken. But of course, the vegetarians decided to modify the recipe and Paneer is a go-to ingredient for almost any kind of meat-substitute! Basically, you crisp up paneer cubes and serve along with a Chinese flavored sauce. Real easy – but only if you read the recipe carefully and understand the steps! You can do that, can’t you?

This dry dish is good to have it as appetizer also.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients:

  • paneer 200 grams
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chili powder

Sauce for seasoning

  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce(adjust to suit your taste)
  • 1 tsp vinegar

Other ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. corn flour
  • Onion – 1 large peeled and cubed
  • Capsicum / Bell Pepper – 1 large cubed
  • Garlic – 6 fat cloves chopped finely
  • Ginger – 2 cm piece chopped finely
  • Green Chilli – 3 cut in diagnols
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Spring Onion a handful finely chopped

Steps of Instructions:

  • Take 1/4 cup of water and mix the flour with it. Stir the Soy sauce, Chili sauce, vinegar, sugar and Salt into the corn flour mixture.
  • Heat the pan in high flame, pore some oil in it, then add garlic, spring onions, chilies, ginger and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add sauce and the peppers on medium heat until warm. Once the peppers are warm, stir in the corn flour mixture and cook for a few minutes, until the sauce thickens.
  • Add paneer to the batter and saute for few minutes in high flame until the paneer cubes in the sauce mix well.
  • Garnish with spring onion leaves and if you like spicy add green chilies to it.
  • Your favorite Spicy Paneer Chilli is ready to serve.

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