Chilli Paneer (Chilli Cottage Cheese)

Everyone’s favourite! 😀

Chilli Paneer

Chilli Paneer

Paneer/Cottage cheese-1 cup(cube)
Mixed bell peppers-3/4 cup(diced)
Onion-1/4 cup(diced)
Garlic-1-2 tsp(finely chopped)
Green chillies-1 tsp(finely chopped)
Oil-1-2 tbsp
Corn flour-1 tbsp
Rock salt-1 pinch
Soy sauce-1-2 tbsp
Sugar-1/4 tsp
Salt-to taste
Tomato sauce-2 tsp(optional)
Green chilli sauce-1 tsp(optional)


-> Marinate the paneer cubes in rock salt and 1/2-1 tbsp of soy sauce for 10 minutes.
-> In a wok take oil.
-> Add chopped garlic and green chillies. Give it a toss.
-> Now add diced bell peppers.
-> Add diced onion. Cook they turn transparent.
-> Now salt and add water to it.
-> In a bowl take cornflour and water. Make a smooth paste.
-> Add the cornflour mixture to the wok, a little at a time and stir continuously to avoid lump formation.
-> Stop adding cornflour mixture when you are satisfied with the gravy consistency.
-> Now add soy sauce, sugar, chilli and tomato sauce.
-> Give it a boil.
-> Add paneer to it. Give it a good mix and switch off the stove.
-> Cover the wok with a lid and wait for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Happy eating 🙂