Here goes the spicy, juicy, melt-in-mouth chilli paneer recipe. It is one of the all time favorite highlight recipe of Indo-Chinese cuisine. It makes a delicious & delightful combo with fried rice, noodles, biryani and roti dishes. It can be served as a veg starter recipe. Check out this easy to prepare video recipe of Chilly Paneer today😊
Paneer cubes - 1 cup
Onions sliced - 1/2 cup
Green chilly - 2
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Grated garlic - 1 tsp
Sliced capsicum (green, red & yellow) - 1 cup
Spring onions chopped - 1/4 cup
Corn flour - 2 tbsp
Red chilly pwd - 1 tsp
Soy sauce - 2 tsp
Tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil to shallow fry
Slice paneer to fine cubes.
Marinate with red chilly pwd, salt and corn flour.
Coat the paneer well with the marinade and let it rest for 10 to 15 mins.
Heat oil in fry pan.
Shallow fry the marinated paneer cubes to golden and crisp.
Drain and set aside.
Add grated garlic and ginger to hot oil.
Toss in high flame.
Add sliced onions and green chilly.
Saute till light brown.
Add sliced capsicum and toss.
Add red chilly pwd and salt.
Add soy sauce and tomato ketchup.
Make a paste of corn flour with 1/2 cup of water and add to paneer mixture.
Add water and adjust the consistency of the gravy.
Sprinkle finely sliced spring onions.
Turn off flame.
Yummilicious restaurant style chilly paneer is ready.
(For gravy version, add extra 1 tbsp of corn flour paste and water and boil for few more mins)
Serve hot with fried rice, biryani, noodles or roti dishes.