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Chilli Paneer

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Marinated paneer cubes deep fried and cooked with red chillies, onions, capsicum and tomato chilli sauce.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Chilli Paneer

Main Ingredients

Dried red chillies, Tomato chilli sauce





Level Of Cooking



  • Dried red chillies
  • Tomato chilli sauce
    1 tablespo
  • Paneer (cottage cheese), cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    400 grams
  • Ginger-garlic paste
    1 tablespoon
  • Refined flour (maida)
    2 tablespoons
  • Spring onions
  • Oil
    2 tablespo
  • Red capsicum, chopped
    1/2 cup
  • Green capsicum, chopped
    1/2 cup
  • Green capsicum, chopped
    1/2 cup
  • Salt
    to taste


Step 1

Keep paneer cubes in a bowl, add salt, ginger-garlic paste, refined flour, 1 tsp tomato chilli sauce and mix gently. Roughly chop spring onions.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick wok. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Cut red chillies into small pieces, remove seeds and add to the wok. Add spring onions and saute.

Step 3

Add a few cubes of paneer at a time to the hot oil in the kadai and deep fry on high heat till golden. Add capsicums to the wok and mix well. Add salt cookfor some time.

Step 4

Add 1 tbsp tomato chilli sauce, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Switch off the heat.Drain paneer cubes and add to the wok and mix well.  Serve hot.

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