chilli paneer video

chilli paneer video

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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.


Recipe Description for Chilli Paneer

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Makes 4 servings
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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


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

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  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 {span class="bold1"}chilli paneer{/span} with spring onion greens and serve immediately.

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chilli paneer video
 on 23 Apr 22 06:47 PM

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