Saturday, May 2, 2009

Hot & spicy Paneer


1 1/2 cup paneer cut into Med size cubes

2 tsp red chilli paste

1 tsp lemon juice

2 tbsp maida

2 tbsp water

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

a pinch of red food colour

salt to taste

3/4 cup curds( beaten well)

1 tsp red food colour

20 curry leaves

7 slit green chillies

4 tsp oil


  • Mix red food colour,salt with curds,mix it well and keep aside
  • Marinate the paneer cubes with lemon juice,red chilli paste,ginger-garlic paste,salt, coriander powder,maida,red food colour,water for 30 minutes
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a non stick pan and shallow fry the paneer pieces in batches of 7-8 till golden brown on both sides and then keep aside( u can even grill the paneer in the oven)
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan,fry green chillies,curry leaves for 2 minutes and then add the curds and stir it on a low flame 
  • Then add paneer pieces and mix well,and fry till the gravy is dry and is well coated with the shallow fried paneer and then serve hot