Whenever, you’re throwing a party, certain things are to be kept in the mind, especially in the food and beverages. As soon as the guests arrive at your party?, the very first thing they notice is the food arrangement and begin their repast with the starter items?that should be unique in a proper manner. Today, we have decided to go with the recipe that enhance the pleasure of the guests during their first course. Dry Chilli Panner, surely your mouth starts to drool?by hearing its name.

It’s one of the popular vegetarian Indo-Chinese foods, which is served in the restaurants, having a classic combination of paneer and capsicum that you can’t stop at first bite only. Most of the people know how it prepare in a simple way, but here you will learn the restaurant style Chilli Paneer that you have only eaten at there. It’s a melt in the mouth starter flavoured with all the ethnic Chinese Flavours is an all time favourite, which is really easy to prepare. So, take a look on the recipe hot and spicy Chilli Paneer and try this out at home and let me know how it turns out for you.

Follow the tips to prepare a restaurant style dry Chilli Paneer at home:

Serves: 4 servings



  • 200 gm cubed Paneer
  • 1 large Onion (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 large Capsicum (cubed)
  • 6 cloves of Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 cm piece of Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 3 Green Chilli (chopped diagonally)
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 tsp of Sugar
  • A pinch of Ajinomoto (a type of salt)
  • 2 tbsp of Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp of Red Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp of Green Chilli Sauce
  • 2 tsp of Soya Sauce
  • 1 tsp of Vinegar (circa)
  • 1 tbsp of Chilli Powder
  • Spring Onion (finely chopped)

Ingredients for frying

  • 3 tbsp of All Purpose Flour (maida)
  • 6 tbsp of Corn Flour
  • Salt according to taste
  • ½ tsp of Sugar
  • 2 tsp of Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp of Soya Sauce
  • Water as required
  • 4 tbsp of Oil (for frying)



  • Heat the oil in a pan and add all the ingredients that are used for frying in a bowl.
  • Add the water in a bowl and make it to the slightly thin batter.
  • Now, dip the Paneer in the batter and carefully drop them into the pan.
  • Fry the Paneer cubes, till they turn to golden. Transfer them to a plate.
  • Take another bowl and all the sauces in it. Keep it aside for sometime.
  • Again heat the remaining oil in the pan and add ginger, garlic and chillies in it. Fry quickly for a minute.
  • Now, add onions, capsicum and again fry them quickly for next 2 minutes.
  • After that, add sugar, salt and stir well. Add chilli powder, sauces and again mix properly. Keep cooking continuously over a medium flame.
  • Now, add those fried paneer cubes in the mixture and toss them.
  • Finally, add spring onions and mix well.
  • Dry Chilli Paneer is ready, serve it with noodles or fried rice.