Thursday, 6 February 2014


      Few weeks back I realized I make only few repeated paneer dishes at home which we all got bored ofRolling Eyes…Then when I saw this easy Chilli paneer recipe in a cookbook I borrowed from library,I just cant wait to try itHee hee,it was very simple yet one of the favourite style of recipe which my kid Hiroloves…He loves Indo Chinese fusions like Gobi manchrian etc..etc..He enjoyed it a lot as I expectedBatting Eyelashes..

Chilli Paneer Dry recipe

Prep Time10 mins    |  Cook time: 15 mins    |  Serves2


Paneer(cubed) 200 gms / 1 & 1/2 cup  
Capsicum1 no. 
Onion 1 no.
Green chilli 4-5 nos. 
Soy sauce1-2  tsp
Chilli sauce/tomato sauce 1 tblsp 
Lemon juice 1 –2 tsp 
Pepper powder(black) 1/2 tsp 
Garlic flakes 5-6 nos. 
Ajinomoto (optional) 1/4 tsp 
Chopped coriander 4-5 tblsp 
Salt as needed(1/4-1/2 tsp) 

Batter for frying Paneer cubes:

OilAs needed for deep frying
Maida/all purpose flour1 & 1/2 tblsp
Corn flour1 & 1/2 tblsp
Cooking sodaa small pinch
SaltAs needed (1/2 tsp)


  1. Make a thick batter of maida and corn flour with salt,the batter consistency should be enough to coat the paneer smoothly.Deep fry the paneer cubes by dipping them in this batter ,drain in paper towel.
  2. chilli paneer dry
  3. Cube the onion,capsicum,slit the green chillies and crush the garlic flakes roughly.Heat a wide pan with 2 tsp oil and add the crushed garlic,green chillies,give a fry.Add the onion and fry till transparent.
  4. 2-chilli paneer dry
  5. And then add the capsicum. Give a stir in high flame.Reduce flame and add the sauces,pepper salt and mix well.
  6. 3-chilli paneer dry
  7. Add the deep fried paneer cubes and mix in the lemon juice and mix well until everything blends evenly.Lastly add the coriander leaves and transfer to the serving dish.
  8. 4-chilli paneer dry
  • Pepper and garlic are the two things I love in this.
  • Goes well with fried rice or can have as starter.Eat hot!
  • If you want to avoid deep frying,just fry the paneer cubes alone in the pan until it turns golden brown here and there and proceed with the recipe.


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