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  • Chilli Paneer Dry Recipe

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

    Chilli Paneer Dry is a popular Indo-Chinese dish that combines the creamy paneer (Indian cottage cheese) with flavors of spicy Chinese cuisine. The highlight of this dish is its flavorful, slightly spicy and tangy sauce, making it a delightful fusion of tastes and textures.

    To make chilli paneer dry, the paneer pieces are first marinated in a mixture of flour and various spices. The marinated paneer is then deep fried until crisp and golden. An almost dry gravy is made in a pan with ingredients like garlic, ginger, green chilli, onions and capsicum. The sauce is flavored with soy sauce and various seasonings to make it spicy and tangy.

    Fried cheese pieces are added to the sauce, and garnished with spring onions. Delicious, spicy and slightly sweet dish Chilli Paneer with crunchy paneer and delicious chilli sauce is ready.

    Dry chilli paneer is commonly served as an appetizer in Indian and Indo-Chinese cuisine. This versatile dish allows it to be adjusted to varying spice levels to suit individual preferences, making it a favorite for those who appreciate fusion of different flavors in their food.

    • Preparation Time :
    • 15 Minutes
    • Cooking Time :
    • 20 Minutes
    • Meal Type :
    • Appetizers and Snack



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chilli paneer dry Ingredients


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

Direction To Make

Marinate Paneer

  • 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.

Chilli Paneer

  • 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.
  • Now add all the sauces (soy sauce, green chilli sauce and tomato sauce) and mix well. Cook it on a medium flame for one minute while stirring continuously.
  • Add corn flour 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 chilli paneer is ready. Serve hot chilli paneer as a snack and enjoy.

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