How to make Hot Garlic Paneer - Another paneer dish cooked the Chinese way having a predominant flavour of garlic.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Garlic (लहसुन), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Hot Garlic Paneer

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For more recipes related to Hot Garlic Paneer checkout Garlicky Mushroom Pakoras, Lasoon Sev, Masala Nuts, Garlic Chiwda . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Apricot Scones, Grilled Soya Keema Kulcha, Idly, Uttapam Sandwich.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hot Garlic Paneer Recipe

  • Garlic chopped 8-10 cloves

  • Cottage Cheese cut into 1 inch cubes

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Dried red chillies 2-3

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Vegetable stock 1/2 cup

  • Green capsicum 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornflour corn starch mixed with ½ cup stock 3 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick wok. Halve onions and then cut into thick slices and separate the layers.

Step 2

Break red chillies into 4 pieces and remove seeds and add to the oil in the wok. Add half the garlic and sauté till fragrant. Add onions and paneer and toss on high heat.

Step 3

Add ¼ cup water, red chilli paste and red chilli sauce and toss.Add ½ cup stock and mix. Cut green capsicum into 1 inch pieces and mix. Add soy sauce, salt, pepper powder and mix.

Step 4

Add cornflour mixture and mix well and cook till it thickens. Add capsicum, remaining garlic and toss again. Add vinegar and mix well. Serve hot.