Chilli Paneer Stir-fry Video by Tarla Dalal

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This versatile dish with paneer and green chillies can be served as a starter or as an accompaniment to the main meal.

  

Recipe Description for Chilli Paneer Stir-fry

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups fresh paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
4 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying
2 tbsp oil for cooking
2 green chillies , cut into strips lengthwise
1 tbsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup thinly sliced spring onions whites
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp chilli sauce
a few drops of vinegar

For The Garnish
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion greens

Method
  1. Combine the plain flour, cornflour, salt and ½ cup of water in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the paneer cubes and mix lightly till the mixture coats the paneer well.
  3. Heat the oil for deep-frying and deep-fry a few paneer pieces at a time till they are very light brown in colour from all the sides. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil for cooking in a broad non-stick pan, add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the ginger and garlic, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  6. Add the spring onion whites, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Add the salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds, while striirng continuously.
  8. Add the fried paneer cubes, soya sauce, chilli sauce and vinegar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  9. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.
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