Chili Paneer [Spicy cottage cheese and green bell pepper]
Simply flavorful and yummy Indo-Chinese entrée. My son, Sohum’s all time favorite food. This recipe calls for some heat, which adds the unique flavor to the recipe. So don’t worry and try it 🙂 .
Corn flour – 1.5 tbsp
Maida (All purpose flour) – ½ tbsp
Black pepper -1 pinch
Salt to taste
Oil for frying paneer-2 tbsp
For Chili Paneer:
Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) – 1 lbs, cut into thick long strips
Sweet Onion – 1 Medium size, cut into squares
Capsicum (Green Bell pepper) – 1 cup, cut into squares
Ginger- 1 tbsp minced
Garlic – 1 tbsp minced
Soy Sauce- 1.5 tbsp
Hot & Sour Sauce-1 tbsp
Maggi Hot & Sweet Sauce – 1 tbsp
Garlic chili sauce -1 tbsp
Sugar -1 tsp
Oil for stir frying -1 tbsp
Salt to taste
- Cut paneer into thick long strips. Keep aside.
- In a bowl take corn flour; add Maida, a pinch of black pepper and salt. Add water and make a runny batter.
- Heat 2 tbsp of oil in the pan. Cover the paneer cubes in the above batter and fry it. Towel-dry the fried paneer pieces and keep aside.
- Heat 1 tbsp of oil in the pan. Add minced ginger-garlic to it. Sauté for a minute. Add onions, bell pepper and fried paneer. Stir fry on high heat for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, Hot & sour sauce, Garlic chili sauce, Maggi hot and sweet sauce, sugar and salt. Keep stirring for couple of minutes.