Chilli paneer gravy

I had first tasted chilli paneer at my aunt’s place. She ordered it from a resturant nearby and i loved it a lot. I am a big fan of paneer and love to have it different ways. So i tried this chilli paneer recipe at home and result was delicious yummy chilli paneer. Enjoy this Indo-Chinese chili paneer recipe with fried rice.

Servings: 4


Chilli paneer gravy

Chilli paneer gravy

For frying paneer

Paneer: 250 gm

Salt: 1/2 tsp

Cornflour: 1 tbsp

Maida: 2tbsp

Oil: for deep frying

For gravy:


Spring onions: 2

Onions: 2

Red chilli sauce: 2 tbsp

Salt: to taste

Tomato: 1 chopped

Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp

Green chili: 1

Garlic: 1 tbsp finely chopped

Ginger: 1 tbsp finely chopped

Soya sauce: 1/2 tbsp

Cornflour: 1 tbsp

Oil: 2 tbsp


For frying paneer:

1. Mix together cornflour, maida, salt by adding little water. Dip paneer cubes in it.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Put maida coated paneer cubes in it. Fry ¬†them. Don’t make it brown.

For gravy:

3. Chop onions, capsicum, tomatoes to cubes. Chop spring onions, green chilli also.

4. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add ginger, garlic and saute.

5. Add chopped onions, spring onions, capsicum, and saute for a minute. Add chopped tomatoes and cook. Add soya sauce, black pepper powder, red chilli sauce and mix well.

6. Add water, salt and let it simmer for a minute. Mix cornflour with 2 tbsp of water and put it in gravy. Add fried paneer cubes and let it cook for a minute or two.

7. Garnish with spring onion greens and enjoy with fried rice.




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