How to make Hot Honey Paneer -

Deep fried paneer pieces served with honey based sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Honey (शहद)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Hot Honey Paneer checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Manchurian, Shahi Paneer, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like White Pumpkin Kootu Aloo Basar Bajra Pongal Atle Chi Bhaji

Hot Honey Paneer

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English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hot Honey Paneer Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into ½ inch thick pieces 300 grams

  • Honey 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespo for deep-frying

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 4 tablespoons

  • Noodles boiled 100 grams

  • Onion cut into quarters and layers separated 1 medium

  • Garlic cloves crushed 6-8

  • Tomato sauce 4 tablespoons

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • White pepper powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli paste 1½ tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Vegetable stock 2 cups

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1 stalk


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a wok, roll the paneer pieces in two tablespoons of cornflour and deep-fry on medium heat until the edges start to turn brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Deep-fry noodles in hot oil until crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Mix remaining cornflour in ½ cup water.

Step 3

Blend the tomato sauce, soy sauce, honey, white pepper powder, red chilli paste and salt to taste in 1 cup vegetable stock.

Step 4

Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan, add the garlic and stir-fry briefly. Add the onion and continue to stir-fry for half a minute. Stir in the sauces and spices mix and the remaining vegetable stock. Cook on high heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

Stir in cornflour mixture and continue to cook for a couple of minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. Add the fried paneer pieces and cook on medium heat for half a minute or until the sauce coats the paneer pieces.

Step 6

Serve hot on a bed of crispy fried noodles topped with spring onion greens.

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