How to make Charcoal Paneer Stir Fry -

Paneer smoked and stir-fried with broccoli, red, yellow and green capsicums.A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. Paneer cubes stir fried with fresh cut exotic vegetables

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Garlic paste (लहसुन की पेस्ट )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Charcoal Paneer Stir Fry checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Manchurian, Shahi Paneer, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Ragi Dosa- Sk Khazana Pistewala Mirchi Ka Salan Tofu Matar Masala Pineapple Mango Sasam

Charcoal Paneer Stir Fry

Charcoal Paneer Stir Fry Recipe Card


English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Charcoal Paneer Stir Fry Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into triangles 400 grams

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed red chillies ¼ teaspoon

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs 2

  • Red bell pepper 1 medium

  • Yellow bell pepper 1 medium

  • Green capsicum 1 medium

  • Broccoli separated into florets 1 small

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onion greens 2 stalks


Step 1

Take cottage cheese in a bowl. Add garlic paste, ½ teaspoon crushed peppercorns and crushed red chillies and mix well.

Step 2

Place a steel katori in the centre and put a piece of hot coal in the katori. Add 1 teaspoon sesame oil over the coal piece and cover immediately to trap the smoke. Keep covered for 2-3 minutes, remove the cover and set aside.

Step 3

Slice spring onion bulbs. Cut bell peppers and capsicum into triangles.

Step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a non-stick pan. Add broccoli florets and sliced spring onion bulbs and sauté for a minute.

Step 5

Add bell peppers, capsicum, mix well. Add soy sauce, salt, mix well and sauté.

Step 6

Add remaining crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add cottage cheese and mix well.

Step 7

Chop spring onion greens reserving some for garnishing and add chopped greens to the pan. Mix well.

Step 8

Serve hot garnished with reserved spring onion greens.

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