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Chilli Paneer

Chilli Paneer is the veg version of chilli chicken recipe. In India there are many people who are pure vegetarian. So this recipe is for those vegetarian people. Indian cheese or cottage cheese is very popular in India.  It's taste is very yummy.  Chilli paneer can be served as a starter or as a side dish with roti or naan or rice etc.


  •  400  gms cottage cheese
  • 1 big onion
  • 1 capsicum
  • 1 tomato
  •  3-4 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  •  1/2 tbsp vinegar
  •  1 tbsp tomato sauce
  •  1/2 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  •  1 tbsp corn flour
  •  1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  •  salt to taste


  1. Cut cottage cheese in cube sized pieces.
  2. Rub cheese pieces with corn flour,  salt and red chilli powder by sprinkling some water in it.
  3. In a pan heat oil. Fry paneer pieces till colour changes.  Drain and keep aside.
  4. Make slices of onion, capsicum and tomato.
  5. In the remaining oil add garlic, onion and capsicum pieces.  Stir and fry.
  6. Add tomato pieces.
  7. Add fried paneer pieces. Mix and add all the sauces  together with vinegar one by one.
  8. Mix well. Add salt.
  9. Remove from heat.  Serve hot.