Chilli Paneer-Gravy

This is an Indo-Chinese dish and specially taken as an evening snack or starter in its dry form. Today I am sharing it gravy recipe, for gravy we use corn flour water mixture to make gravy. You must love this form of chilli paneer. But go with fried rice or chowmein.

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Yields 1

Serves 2


Chilli Paneer-Gravy

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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  • Paneer (पनीर) - 200 grams
  • Cornflour (कार्न फ्लोर) - 3 tbsp.
  • Garlic (लहसुन) - 3 cloves
  • Ginger (अदरक) - ½ inch
  • Green chilli (हरी मिर्च) - 4
  • Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च) - 1 medium
  • Spring onion (हरी प्याज) - 3
  • Black pepper (कालीमिर्च) powder - 1 tsp.
  • Black pepper (काली मिर्च) crushed - ½ tsp.
  • Red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder - 1 tsp.
  • Celery (अजवाइन)  -  2 tbsp.
  • Sesame (तिल) oil  -  2 tbsp.
  • Soya sauce - 1 tbsp.
  • Oil  as much required.
  • Water. - 2 cup
  • Sugar (चीनी) as required.
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Dice paneer (पनीर). Chop spring onion (हरी प्याज), ginger (अदरक), and garlic (लहसुन). Slice capsicum (शिमला मिर्च). Slit green chillies (हरी मिर्च). Dissolve 1 tbsp. cornflour (कार्न फ्लोर) in water. Keep aside.
  2. In a bowl mix diced paneer (पनीर), ½ tsp. black pepper (काली मिर्च) powder, 2 tbsp. cornflour (कार्न फ्लोर) and salt to taste.
  3. Deep fry this coated paneer (पनीर) till done, don’t golden brown. Keep aside.
  4. Heat sesame (तिल) oil in heavy base pan and add chopped spring onions (हरी प्याज); sauté till spring onions (हरी प्याज) become translucent.
  5. Now add chopped ginger (अदरक), garlic (लहसुन) and sauté till raw aroma goes away.
  6. After that add sliced capsicum (शिमला मिर्च) slit green chillies (हरी मिर्च). Sauté till capsicum (शिमला मिर्च) half cooked.
  7. Add crushed black pepper (काली मिर्च), celery (अजवाइन) and pour water in it. Mix well.
  8. Add soy sauce, pinch of sugar, ½ tsp. black pepper (काली मिर्च) powder, red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder and salt to taste. Cook simmers for 2 minutes.
  9. Add cornflour (कार्न फ्लोर) water in this mixture, mix well and cook till gravy thickens.
  10. Add fried paneer (पनीर) and cook simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  11. Garnish with chopped green part of spring onion (हरी प्याज) and serve hot with fried rice or chowmin.


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