Chilli Paneer


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Chilli Paneer

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chilli paneer is a restaurant style chilli paneer recipe which is an Indo-Chinese chilli paneer recipe.

chilli paneer is an Indo-Chinese starter recipe which is simply made by batter-coating and deep-frying paneer cubes which are further tossed with green chillies and spring onions and oriental sauces to make this really scrumptious treat. Serve restaurant style chilli paneer recipe as a starter or as an accompaniment to the main course.

restaurant style chilli recipe has managed to gets its name on the menu of every Indian Chinese restaurant. Making restaurant style chilli paneer recipe at home is healthy and efficient and also we have not used MSG for preparing it. Use a wok for Chinese food always.

chilli paneer can be made dry as well as with gravy, here we have shared chilli paneer recipe which is restaurant style. Paneer chilli is loved by my family whenever I make hakka noodles or Chinese fried rice at home. I can assure you once you make it at home, you will forget ordering or going out to the restaurants for chilli paneer.

Make sure to cook the Indo-Chinese chilli paneer recipe on a high flame all the time or it might lose its crunch. Also, you can shallow fry the paneer, if you do not wish to deep fry it. Fry paneer on high flame or it will get hard, any chewy.

The Chilli Paneer Stir-Fry gets its attractive flavour from a combination of vinegar and oriental sauces like chilli and soya. Make sure you use fresh and succulent paneer to make this dish, so that it remains soft and not chewy after deep-frying.

Learn to make chilli paneer recipe | restaurant style chilli paneer recipe | Indo-Chinese chilli paneer recipe | with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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Chilli Paneer recipe - How to make Chilli Paneer

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Chilli Paneer
1 1/2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
3 tbsp cornflour
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Batter
1/4 cup cornflour
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder
salt to taste
1/2 cup water

Other Ingredients For Chilli Paneer
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup chopped spring onions whites and greens
1/4 cup onion cubes
1/4 cup capsicum cubes
2 tsp red chilli paste
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp vinegar
salt to taste
1 tsp red chilli sauce

To Be Mixed Into A Cornflour- Water Mixture
2 tsp cornflour
5 tsp water

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

    For chilli paneer
  1. Combine the paneer cubes and cornflour in a deep bowl or plate and toss them well.
  2. Add the above cornflour coated paneer cubes into the prepared batter and toss gently.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few pieces at a time till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

How to proceed to make chilli paneer

    How to proceed to make chilli paneer
  1. To make chilli paneer, heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai or pan, add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the spring onions, onion cubes, capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the red chilli paste, soy sauce, vinegar and red chilli sauce and cook on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the deep-fried paneer cubes and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the cornflour-water mixture, mix gently and cook on a high flame for a few seconds.
  6. Garnish the chilli paneer with spring onion greens and serve immediately.

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To coat paneer for chilli paneer

  1. To make chilli paneer recipe | restaurant style chilli paneer recipe | Indo-Chinese chilli paneer recipe | take paneer in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle 3 tbsp of corn flour over it. 
  3. Mix well and keep aside. This step will help paneer lock its moisture and also will help in making paneer crispy on outside after frying. 

To make crispy fried paneer

  1. To make crispy fried paneer for chilli paneer recipe | restaurant style chilli paneer recipe | Indo-Chinese chilli paneer recipe | we will start with making the batter. So take cornflour in a bowl. Cornflour is easily available in market..
  2. Add plain flour. 
  3. Add 1 tsp of soy sauce.
  4. Add red chilli powder. It will help in giving a nice colour to our fried paneer.
  5. Add salt and pepper powder for seasoning. 
  6. Add 1/2 cup water.
  7. Mix well using a whisk and make sure the batter is neither to thick nor too runny. 
  8. Once the batter is ready, add the cornflour coated paneer to it. 
  9. Mix well using hands or a spoon. Make sure you do it light handedly and carefully so that the paneer doesnt break.
  10. Next, heat oil in a kadhai and drop the coated paneer into the oil craefully. 
  11. Fry till golden brown. 
  12. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside. Make sure you do not skip this step or your chili paneer will end up being super oily and it will affect to the taste of the dish.

To proceed chilli paneer

  1. To proceed chilli paneer, heat oil in a wok or a kadai. Make sure to keep the flame high through out the cooking as chinese food is always cooked on high flame and it will help in maintaining the texture of the dish. 
  2. Add garlic. 
  3. Add ginger.
  4. Add green chilies. Ginger, garlic and green chilies work as aromates in the recipe and add flavor. 
  5. Saute on high for few seconds.
  6. Add spring onions.
  7. Add onion cubes.
  8. Add capsicum cubes.
  9. Saute everything together for few more seconds.
  10. Add red chili paste. We have prepared red chili paste using kashmiri red chilies.
  11. Add soy sauce. 
  12. Add vinegar.
  13. Add red chili sauce. You can adjust the quantity according to your preference of spice.
  14. Mix well and cook for few seconds. 
  15. Add deep fried paneer.
  16. Mix well and saute on high for few seconds again.
  17. Add cornflour mixture. We have used 2 tsp of cornflour against 5 tsp of water. 
  18. Mix well and cook for few seconds. 
  19. Garnish spring onion greens on top of chilli paneer | restaurant style chilli paneer recipe | Indo-Chinese chilli paneer |
  20. Serve chilli paneer | restaurant style chilli paneer recipe | Indo-Chinese chilli paneer | hot.

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Chilli Paneer
5
 on 23 Jul 20 04:50 PM


YouTube video please
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Chilli Paneer
5
 on 02 Jul 20 11:03 PM


mam, as I m making these dish for guest so can I prepare it earlier an keep ?
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 25 May 20 11:13 AM


Amazing recipe...i really like all yr recipes..simple...easy n completely mouthwatering
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Tarla Dalal    Gauri, we are delighted you loved the recipe.
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25 May 20 12:04 PM
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 19 Apr 20 03:47 PM


an excellent reciepy .but I want to ask that what can I use instead of spring onions?
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 28 Dec 19 11:19 AM


we at Hing chilli powder and how about
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 20 Nov 19 07:27 PM


ok so any other option instead of sugar
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, You can use honey..
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22 Nov 19 11:24 AM
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 19 Nov 19 12:06 PM


hi can we use jaggery instead of sugar?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, We have not tried using the jaggery, you can use a tsp of it and try it. Do give us your feedback.
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19 Nov 19 12:47 PM
Chilli Paneer
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 on 12 Aug 18 03:05 PM


Hello, I don''t have celery available, what can I use as a substitute?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Purnima, You can skip adding celery.
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13 Aug 18 08:42 AM
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 04 Jan 18 09:27 PM


good.
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Tarla Dalal    Glad you liked the chilli paneer recipe.
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24 Jul 18 10:29 AM
Chilli Paneer
5
 on 20 Oct 17 03:21 PM


How many grams is 3/4th cup paneer?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, it is approx 160 gms...
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23 Oct 17 09:27 AM
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