Chilli Paneer Gravy Recipe


Typically any indo chinese gravy recipes are prepared as side dish for fried rice or veg noodles recipe. but paneer chilli with gravy is something which is mainly shared as appetiser or starters, but can also be extended as side dish too.

Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)
For paneer pakoda:

¼ cup corn flour
¼ cup maida / plain flour / all purpose flour / refined flour
½ tsp pepper crushed
½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
1 tsp soy sauce
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp ginger-garlic paste
¼ cup water
9 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
oil for deep frying

For gravy:

4 tsp oil
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
4 tbsp spring onion chopped
2 tbsp onion finely chopped
2 green chilli slit
½ capsicum green & red, cubed
2 tbsp vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp chilli sauce
¼ tsp pepper crushed
¼ tsp salt
1 tbsp corn flour
1 cup water


firstly, prepare corn flour batter adding spices.
further dip cubes of paneer / cottage cheese and deep fry in hot oil.
fry the paneer till they turn golden and crisp.
drain off the fried paneer onto a kitchen paper and keep aside.
prepare the the gravy by heating 4 tsp oil and saute 2 cloves garlic.
also add 2 tbsp spring onion, 2 tbsp onion and 2 green chilli. saute well.
furthermore add ½ capsicum (green & red) and saute slightly.
additionally, add 2 tbsp vinegar, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp chilli sauce, ¼ tsp pepper and ¼ tsp salt.
saute on high flame till the sauce thickens.
pour the corn flour water and stir continuously.
add in fried paneer.
finally, serve chilli paneer gravy recipe garnished with few chopped spring onions along with fried rice.