Chilli Paneer Recipe | Spicy Chilli Paneer

Chilli paneer is an Indo Chinese recipe. In this chilli paneer, we dunk the fried paneer in spicy sauce. On the other hand, this is a great replacement for Chili chicken. Or else this is the veg version of chili chicken. Similarly, this can be served as an appetizer or starter. And this goes well with veg noodles, schezwan noodles, and fried rice too. Chilli paneer is quick to make and less complicated too. Likely, you can this recipe with potatoes and gobi as well. For chilli paneer you can directly add the paneer to the spicy sauce too. But I like to add the crunchy paneer. Nevertheless, there is a dry version of this recipe as well. How to make Chilli Paneer: To make chilli paneer, first cut the paneer into medium size cubes. After that prepare the coating. To prepare the coating, take a mixing bowl. And add all-purpose flour, cornflour, pepper, salt, and water. Make the batter and mix the paneer cubes in this batter. Then deep the paneer cubes. After that prepare the spicy sauce. First, heat the oil in the pan and add chopped, ginger, garlic, red chilis, onions, and capsicum. Saute them well. Then add the spices and soy sauce. After that add the fried paneer pieces and stir them well with the other ingredients. After that add the cornflour mixture and give it a stir. Finally add the water and cook it for 2 mins. Serve the chili paneer with fried rice or noodles. Know more about ingredients: Spices: Spices like ginger, garlic, red chilis, pepper, are used in this recipe. Adjust the chili flakes according to your taste. Red chilis are very healthy. They help to fight inflammation. Similarly, they act as a natural pain reliever. Fried garlic adds the crunch and excellent flavor to this recipe. This is the common ingredient in Indian and Chinese recipes. Garlic is the natural medicine for common cold and cough. Ginger contains inflammatory properties and It reduces the period pain as well. Along with that, it can lower the risk of diabetes and cancer too. Corn flour: This plays an important role in this recipe. This is the reason behind the thick and smooth saute. This acts as a thickening agent in the sauce. In addition to that, this is added to coat the paneer also. To add the crispiness to the paneer. Coating/ marinade: Coating is required for crispy paneer. All-purpose flour and cornflour include crispiness to the paneer. On the other hand, Pepper adds little spice to the coating. Likely, resting the paneer with coating really improves the taste. Watch Chilli Paneer Recipe Video: Similar Recipes: Veg Manchurian recipe: As you know they are different Manchurian like gobi Manchuria, paneer Manchurian, chicken Manchurian,. And this recipe belongs to the same family. Moreover, this is the popular street food in India. To make this recipe first, we need to make the veg balls. Secondly we need to fry them. Finally, toss them in the sauce. First, chop the veggies of your choice. Like cabbage, carrots, beans, onions, and capsicum. Then add the flour, salt, pepper, and bread crumbs. Combine them well. Make small size balls. After that fry these balls in the oil. Or else you can bake them as well for the healthier version. To make the sauce heat the oil again in the pan. Add chopped ginger and garlic and saute them. Then add the capsicum, onions, and spring onions and saute them. Add the chili sauce, soy sauce, and chili paste. After that add the cornflour water and stir well. Cook it for 1 min. Then add the pepper, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Mix them well. Cook it until the sauce gets thicken. Finally, add the fried Manchurian balls to the pan and serve them hot. Hot and sour soup: This is yummy, healthy, and great for winters. This is full of veggies, hot and sour in taste. To make this soup First, heat the oil in the pan and chopped ginger, garlic to the pan. Saute them for 1 min. Then add the chopped onions and fry them along with the ginger and garlic. After that add the mushroom and saute them until they turn a little brown. Then add the shredded carrot, and cabbage. Fry them for 2 more mins. Then pour the water/veg stock to the pan and let the water. When the water starts boiling pour the corn starch mixture. Give it a stir and let the soup come to a boil. Then add the salt, soy sauce, vinegar, and pepper. Mix them well in the soup and boil the soup until the desired consistency and turn off the stove. Garnish the soup with spring onions and serve hot.