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Paneer Chilli Stir-Fry
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26 INGREDIENTS • 13 STEPS • 45MINS

Paneer Chilli Stir-Fry

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Paneer Chilli stir-frys are one of the many fusion Indian-Chinese recipes that Indians love. This was originally served as Chilli Chicken. But of course, vegetarians decided to modify the recipe and Paneer (in India) is a go-to ingredient for almost any kind of meat-substitute!
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Paneer Chilli stir-frys are one of the many fusion Indian-Chinese recipes that Indians love. This was originally served as Chilli Chicken. But of course, vegetarians decided to modify the recipe and Paneer (in India) is a go-to ingredient for almost any kind of meat-substitute!
45MINS
Total Time
$4.92
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Paneer
2 cups
Paneer
cut into chunks
Oil
1/2 cup
Oil
Scallion
to taste
Scallions
for garnish
Batter
Salt
1/2 tsp
Soy Sauce
1/4 tsp
Water
1 tsp
Water
to thin the batter
Sauce
Garlic
3 cloves
Garlic, minced
Fresh Ginger
1 Tbsp
Fresh Ginger, Grated
Green Chili Pepper
4
Green Chili Peppers, finely chopped
Red Onion
1 cup
Red Onion, Chopped
sliced into short pieces
Green Bell Pepper
1 cup
Green Bell Pepper, Chopped
same size as the paneer
Tomato Sauce
1/2 Tbsp
Tomato Sauce
Chili Sauce
1/2 tsp
Chili Sauce
optional
Ground Sichuan Pepper
1/2 tsp
Ground Sichuan Pepper
optional
Salt
1 tsp
Salt
up to 2 tsp
Water
1/2 cup
Water
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1392
Fat
113.5 g
Protein
53.8 g
Carbs
46.5 g
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step 1
Place the Paneer (2 cups) on a paper towel to make sure all the moisture is absorbed. Roll the pieces in some flour to keep them dry.
step 1 Place the Paneer (2 cups) on a paper towel to make sure all the moisture is absorbed. Roll the pieces in some flour to keep them dry.
step 2
Heat Oil (1/2 cup) in a pan with high sides for shallow frying.
step 3
Whisk together All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp), Corn Starch (2 Tbsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp), Soy Sauce (1/4 tsp), Rice Vinegar (1/8 tsp), and Water (1 tsp).
step 3 Whisk together All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp), Corn Starch (2 Tbsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp), Soy Sauce (1/4 tsp), Rice Vinegar (1/8 tsp), and Water (1 tsp).
step 4
Coat the paneer lightly in the batter.
step 4 Coat the paneer lightly in the batter.
step 5
Add the paneer cubes to the oil and fry till they are crisp on all sides.
step 5 Add the paneer cubes to the oil and fry till they are crisp on all sides.
step 6
Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and let the cubes cool.
step 6 Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and let the cubes cool.
step 7
In the same pan add the Green Chili Peppers (4), Garlic (3 cloves), and Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp) and fry for 10 seconds.
step 7 In the same pan add the Green Chili Peppers (4), Garlic (3 cloves), and Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp) and fry for 10 seconds.
step 8
Add Green Bell Pepper (1 cup) and Red Onion (1 cup). Fry for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
step 8 Add Green Bell Pepper (1 cup) and Red Onion (1 cup). Fry for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
step 9
All-Purpose Flour (1 tsp) and Corn Starch (1 tsp) Mix well and fry for a few seconds.
step 9 All-Purpose Flour (1 tsp) and Corn Starch (1 tsp) Mix well and fry for a few seconds.
step 10
Add Soy Sauce (1 tsp), Rice Vinegar (1/2 tsp), Chili Sauce (1/2 tsp), Tomato Sauce (1/2 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp), Ground Sichuan Pepper (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), and Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp).
step 10 Add Soy Sauce (1 tsp), Rice Vinegar (1/2 tsp), Chili Sauce (1/2 tsp), Tomato Sauce (1/2 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp), Ground Sichuan Pepper (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), and Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp).
step 11
Add Water (1/2 cup) to the vegetables and mix well. Use less of you want less gravy.
step 11 Add Water (1/2 cup) to the vegetables and mix well. Use less of you want less gravy.
step 12
Add the fried paneer pieces to the mixture. Mix well without breaking up the paneer pieces.
step 12 Add the fried paneer pieces to the mixture. Mix well without breaking up the paneer pieces.
step 13
Switch off the flame. Serve hot, garnished with Scallions (to taste).
step 13 Switch off the flame. Serve hot, garnished with Scallions (to taste).
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Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Chinese
Vegetarian
Indian
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