Chilli Paneer Dry

    Recipe by: MyDeliciousRecipes

    Chilli Paneer Dry

    Spicy Hot Chili Paneer, an Indo Chinese dish that is delicious and delightful anytime anywhere. Whether it is served as snacks in the form of dry chili paneer or as a side dish in the form of gravy chili paneer with fried rice. The dish is so delicious that you demand more. We are sharing Dry Chilli Paneer recipe here. To make delicious chili paneer, first marinate and deep fry the paneer and then cook it with a thick but almost dry gravy of capsicum, onion and sauce.

    Preparation Time
    15 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    20 Minutes
    Meal Type:

    Appetizers and Snack



    Paneer (Cottage Cheese)250 GramsGreen Chillies, Sliced ​​to Length4
    Grated Garlic5 - 6 ClovesGrated Ginger1/2 Teaspoon
    Diced Green Capsicum1 LargeDices Onions1 Large
    Refined Flour (Maida)2 TablespoonCornflour3 Tablespoon (2 tbsp for marinate and 1 for gravy)
    Green Chilli Sauce1 TeaspoonSoy Sauce2 Teaspoon
    Tomato Sauce2 TeaspoonWaterAs Required
    Ghee or Cooking Oil2 Tablespoon + To Deep FryBlack Pepper Powder1/2 Teaspoon
    Salt1/2 Teaspoon or As Per TasteSpring Onion (Green Onion)To Garnish

    • Cut the paneer into about 1 inch cubes and keep it aside.
    • To make the marinate batter, take a bowl and add maida (refined flour), 2 tablespoons cornflour, salt, black pepper and mix well. To make a thick batter, Gradually add water and mix well. Ensure that there should be no lumps in the batter and that the batter should not be too thick or too thin.
    • Add paneer cubes to the batter and mix gently and set aside for 12 - 15 minutes to marinate.
    • To deep fry, heat ghee or cooking oil in a wok (kadai) on medium heat. When the ghee gets hot, add 3 - 4 cubes of marinated paneer and fry till it becomes light brown. Fry all the paneer in this way.
    • Transfer the fried paneer to the absorbent paper, to soak up the excess ghee and set aside for later use.
    • Dissolve 1 tablespoon cornflour in 3 tablespoons of water and set aside for later use.
    • Heat 2 tablespoon ghee or oil in a pan on medium heat. When the ghee becomes hot, add grated ginger, garlic and fry for 30 seconds on medium heat.
    • Add the diced onion and mix well. Fry the onion till it turns light brown, stirring occasionally.
    • Add diced capsicum and sliced green chillies and fry it on a medium flame for about 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
    • Add all the sauces (soy sauce, green chili sauce and tomato sauce) and mix well. Cook it on a medium flame for one minute while stirring continuously.
    • Add cornflour mixture and fried paneer cubes and mix gently. Cook it for 2-3 minutes until the gravy thickens, stirring occasionally.
    • Turn off the heat. Transfer it to the serving plate. Garnish it with chopped spring onion.
    • Delicious chili paneer is ready. Serve hot chili paneer as a snack and enjoy.
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