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Chilli paneer is an Indo Chinese dish preferred by many Indians ,one of the many benefits of chilli paneer is that it has good amount of protein and fats .Paneer has many vitamins and Minerals which are good for heart health. It is very easy to digest and is full of calcium a nutrient which is needed for healthy and strong bones..


3 Servings
  • 200g
  • 1
    Onion ( Big)
  • 1
    Green Capsicum (Big)
  • 1
    Tomato ( SmallOptional)
  • 1tsp
    Salt (or to taste)
  • 1 1/2tbsp
    Schezwan sauce
  • 1tbsp
    Tomato sauce
  • 1cup
  • 2tbsp
    Cornflour powder
  • 1/2tsp
    Red chilli powder
  • 1/2
    Chilli flakes
  • 1/2tsp
    Black Pepper powder
  • 2tbsp


  1. Cut Paneer , capsicum, onion into cubes of one inch each .

  2. Coat paneer with red chilli powder, black pepper powder and chilli flakes

  3. Leave aside for few minutes ,now put a pan on high heat

  4. Add oil ,Onions, Capsicum fry till light golden colour

  5. Now add cut tomato and stir fry till tomatoes turn slight mussy,at this stage add paneer to the mixture

  6. Turn the heat to slow flame and add Salt, schezwan sauce ,tomato sauce to paneer mixture , keep on stirring

  7. Turn the heat to medium ,now take cornflour powder in a small bowl add 2tbsp water and make a slurry

  8. Add this slurry paste into the pan ,add water stir the vegetables continuously till the gravy thickens and turns into perfect consistency.

  9. Take it out in a dish of your choice and serve with love

Tips & Tricks

  1. For best results prepare all the ingredients together before turning on the flame

  2. Store bought Paneer once purchased should always be given a hot water treatment before usage.

  3. If the dish turns out to be too spicy add little hot water or tomato sauce to it so that it balances out the spicy flavour.

  4. Do not leave the dish on high flame unattended as the dish might burn and that might defeat the whole purpose of preparation..

Vidhi Sahni
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Vidhi Sahni


Hello friends I am Vidhi, Always inquisitive about new things I started to explore new dishes to make in my own style as my beloved father loved food... Read More