Chilli Paneer

 

Chilli Paneer
Overview

Serves 2-3

Ingredients:

1 tsp cornflour

pinch of salt

1 tsp plain flour

225g paneer, cut into 2cm (4/5 inch) cubes

3 tbsp oil

2 finger green chillies

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tsp white or demerera sugar

¼ tsp ground black pepper

1 tbsp malt vinegar

1 tbsp tomato ketchup

1 tbsp dark soy sauce

1 tbsp hot chilli sauce

1 medium onion, finely sliced into rings

Method:

Mix together the cornflour, salt and flour with 1 tbsp cold water to make a thin paste. Coat the paneer with the paste. Heat the oil in a frying pan and lightly fry the paneer cubes for 5 minutes until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon. Drain on kitchen paper and set aside.

In the same frying pan on a low heat, gently fry the chillies, garlic, sugar, black pepper, vinegar, tomato ketchup, soy and chilli sauce with 2 tbsp boiling water for a couple of minutes. 

Add the paneer and mix well, smothering the paneer cubes with the sauce.

Serve hot.

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