Chilli paneer recipe, how to make chilli paneer recipe at home

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You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh Ingredients. Here is the recipe of delicious chilli paneer….

Chilli paneer

Chilli paneer recipe, how to make  at home with step by step. Paneer chilli with gravy is something which is mainly shared as starters, but can also be extended as side dish too.

  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cook time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins

Chilli Paneer Ingredients

  • 200 gm paneer
  • 1/2 small ginger
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 3 medium green chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon green chilli sauce
  • 1 large capsicum
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 cup refined oil

For garnishing

  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves

Chilli paneer

Making batter for chilli paneer

  1. In a bowl take 2 table spoons cornstarch.
  2. Add 3 tablespoon maida
  3. Next add 2 teaspoon finely chopped ginger, 2 teaspoon finely chopped Garlic and 1/4 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  4. 1/4 Cup water or add as required.
  5. with the wired whisky or a spoon mix very well to get a smooth batter without any lumps.
  6. now add Paneer cubes in the batter.
  7. With a spoon gently coat the paneer cubes with the batter.

Step 1:

To prepare this yummy appetizer recipe, take a chopping board and chop the paneer, onion and capsicum. Make sure that they are cut in cubes. wash the cubed capsicums in running water and keep the cubed veggies aside. Now peel ginger and garlic and chop them in a small bowl. Then cut the green chillies in strips or you can also slice than half.


Step 2:

Next, put skillet on medium flame and heat oil in it. when the oil is sufficiently hot, add the cubed paneer pieces in it and fry them till they turn golden. Now, put a saucepan on another burner add 2 tablespoons of hot oil in it. Immediately, add the chopped ginger and garlic along with slit chillies. Let them saute for a few seconds.


Step 3:

After sauteing them, add the cubed onions in the saucepan. Saute for a minute and then add cubed capsicum,  salt along with tomato ketchup, vinegar,  green chilli, soy sauce. Let the veggies cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Finally, add the fried paneer cubes and toss them once. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and enjoy hot!


Chilli paneer


  • By adding less or more water you can change the consistency of the chilli paneer sauce or gravy by making it thin or thick.
  • Instead of paneer, you can use tofu.
  • You can also add the amount of soya sauce, red chilli sauce, green chilli sauce and black pepper. Sugar and vinegar as per your requirement.


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