Hi, everyone today in this post I want to share the very tasty recipe of chili paneer. You will how to make one of the very popular Indo-Chinese recipes.
This is called chili paneer and you to go to get beautiful color in this chili paneer without adding any artificial food color if you like this recipe. Now let’s take a look at the recipe.
250 gram of cottage cheese paneer
dry 3 tablespoons of cornflour
salt to taste
¼ teaspoon of crushed black pepper
5 tablespoon of all-purpose flour
2 medium-sized capsicum
1/4 cup of chopped spring onion
4 Kashmiri red chilies
1 inch of ginger
Tablespoon of chopped garlic
2 small slit green chilies
tablespoon tomato ketchup
one teaspoon honey
1 tbsp cornflour
soy sauce 1 tablespoon
1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper
Some salt to taste
lemon juice some
1 big onion
STEP 1:Chili paneer
Let’s take a look at the ingredients here you’ve taken 250 grams of cottage cheese paneer. You cut these into big pieces big chunks like these. But if you want you can cut these into smaller pieces as well make sure that the paneer pieces. Are dry 3 tablespoons of cornflour, since salt to taste, some water, ¼ teaspoon of crushed black pepper, 5 tablespoons of all-purpose flour, Omega, and some oil you can use any cooking oil for frying to make the chili paneer.
We need 2 medium size capsicum cut into big squares. You can actually cut these into small cubes or any size pieces. But if everything is uniform it so you cutting everything into big pieces 1/4 cup of chopped spring onion.
STEP 3: Chili paneer
1/4 teaspoon Ajinomoto is optional if it’s not want to use it you can skip it here you have taken 4 Kashmiri red which you soaked in warm water for 5 to 10 minutes and along with this you have 1 inch of ginger these Kashmiri red chilies.
Will impart a very beautiful color to our chili paneer but if you do not want to use these. You can use red chili powder as well in place of this but you suggest that you use this 1tablespoon of chopped garlic, and 2 small slit green chilies you can increase the amount of increase or decrease the number of green chilies as per your taste.
STEP 5: Chili paneer
1 tablespoon tomato ketchup, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 2 tbsp of water 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper, some salt to taste, some lemon juice,1 big onion cut into big pieces.
And the size should be separated like this if you want to discard the portion which is inside a small that some water and some cooking oil now let’s take a recipe in a bowl or a mug take 5 tbsp of all-purpose flour or add 3 tbsp cornflour.
¼ TSP crushed black pepper, some salt to taste mix the dry ingredients now add some water and make a paste. The paste shouldn’t be very thin and runny and shouldn’t be very thick. But yes the consistency should be thick.
Paneer pieces get coated with this batter well so this is how it should be here you’ve taken 250 grams of honey cut into big pieces take one piece and dip it. In the batter and I suggest that you use your hands to dip this bunny piece in the oil. Otherwise, if you use a spoon the paneer piece may slide into the oil.
STEP 9: Chili paneer
And the oil may splash on you so very gently add the paneer pieces by coating them in the batter into the medium hot oil. You can use any cooking oil for frying add a few pieces of paneer at a time and on medium-high flame fry these pieces until these become light brown and crispy.
flip these in between these paneer pieces are now done take this out on a paper towel similarly fry the rest of the paneer pieces and keep them aside. Now we’ll make a paste of the Kashmiri red chilies which you have soaked in water for around 5 to 10 minutes you have taken 4 Kashmiri red chilies and 1 inch of ginger you go to make a paste of these.
You making the paste of these 2 together is that it’s quite difficult to make a paste of ginger if you want to make a separate paste of ginger. And you can do that as well so grind this into a fine paste. If you do not want to use the Kashmiri red chilies you can use red chili powder as well.
But Kashmiri red chilies will give your chili paneer a very good natural color red color heat 2 TSP of cooking oil to this cooking oil add 1 tbsp, of chopped garlic followed by 2 small slit green chilies, saute for a few minutes and then add chili paste. Which we had prepared to give this a mix now add a little water to the blender jar and add that water to this masala or does chili paste stir this.
STEP 13: Chili paneer
Cook until oil separates from the sides of the pan after some time you will the oil has separated from the sides. This chili paste is now done you’ll take this out in a bowl. You’ll use the same pan or cut high to stir-fry the vegetables now in the pan goes 1 TSP cooking oil let this heat and then add 1 big onion cut into big pieces have separated the sides of the onion and then you cut these into big pieces stir fry this on high flame till the onion caramelizes a little bit not too much.
You don’t want to overcook this similarly add 2 medium-sized capsicums cut into big squares and on high flame stir fry these to not overcook it feels really nice to crunch from these onion and capsicum while eating the chili paneer now in goes a chili paste which you had prepared and kept aside.
1 TSP honey you can add sugar as well followed by 1/2 teaspoon of crushed black pepper give this a mix keeping the flame high, 1/4 TSP Ajinomoto this is optional if you want to now add some lemon juice, one tablespoon soy sauce, some water mix everything well then adds some salt, to teaspoon soy sauce also has salt so make sure you add the salt accordingly.
STEP 16: Chili paneer
Now add a slurry of 1 tbsp cornflour mix with 2 tbsp water and make sure you stir the mixture immediately otherwise lumps will be formed keep stirring and keep the flame medium to high and you will see after some time the mixture will become glossy and it will change its color at this stage add 1/4 cup of chopped spring onion you use the green portion of it. Followed by the fried paneer pieces which you had kept aside you are almost done. So on a high flame give everything a good mix and there you go the delicious and beautifully gorgeously red chili paneer is now ready to enjoy.
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