Chili Paneer (Shahi Paneer)

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We can make Chili Paneer or Shahi Paneer at home with easily available ingredients. It is good to serve it with fried rice or chapattis. Here you will learn How to make Chili Paneer Recipe at home in some easy steps.

  •  Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • Paneer – 250 grams
  • Oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Chili powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cornstarch – 2 tablespoons
  • Black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon

Sauce

  • Oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic – 1/2 tablespoon
  • Ginger – 1 teaspoon
  • Onions – 50 grams
  • Bell pepper – 150 grams
  • Chili powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cornstarch – 1 teaspoon
  • Water – 2 tablespoons
  • Green Chili – 3 pieces
  • Soy sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Green chili sauce – 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili sauce – 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar -1/4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon

Method

  • First of all slice 250 grams of paneer into cubes and keep in a bowl.
  • Now mix 2 tablespoons oil, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in the bowl.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Once it gets hot, add paneer and fry till it turns golden brown.
  • Take a non-stick pan and heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Now add 1/2 tablespoon garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger and Stir well.
  • Add 50 grams onions, 150 grams bell pepper, and 3 pieces green chili; fry them all for a minute.
  • Add 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 teaspoon green chili sauce, 1 teaspoon red chili sauce, 1/4 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt and Stir.
  • Add fried paneer, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, diluted cornstarch. Mix well and heat all the way through till cooked.

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