Thursday, January 14, 2010

Saucy Hot Garlic Paneer

Here's Again a chinese plus a paneer dish as i just love to have this anytime & the garlic & spring onion in it makes it even more delicious & flavorful....


200 gms paneer cut into med size cubes

Oil to deep fry

Spring onion greens to garnish

2 tbsp fried garlic

For the batter

3/4 cup Maida

1/2 cup cornflour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp soya sauce

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

3 green chillies finely chopped

2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens

salt to taste

For the Hot garlic sauce

2 tbsp Red chilli-Garlic paste(10 flakes of garlic and 3 red chilli & enough water)

1 tbsp chilli sauce

1 tbsp chopped garlic

2 tbsp tomato puree

2 tbsp tomato ketchup

1 tbsp soya sauce

1 tbsp spring onion chopped

1 tbsp spring greens chopped

2 tsp cornflour mixed in 1/2 cup water

2 tsp oil

Salt to taste

For the sauce
  • Heat oil in a pan, add red chilli-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes off
  • Add chopped garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes, then add tomato puree, chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, soya sauce, spring onion, spring greens,salt and fry for 1-2 minutes
  • Add 1/2 cup water and cornflour paste and bring it to a boil and then keep aside
For the Fried Paneer
  • Sieve maida,cornflour,baking powder and keep aside
  • Mix in all the ingredients of the batter along with Sieved Maida with enough water to a smooth semi-thick paste
  • Heat oil in a pan,when its hot dip the paneer cubes in the batter and deep fry it till golden brown and very crisp and take it out in a serving plate
  • At the time of serving, pour the sauce over the fried paneer and sprinkle the fried garlic and spring onion greens and then serve hot with Fried rice