Recipe – Dry Paneer Chili


Dry Paneer Chili

In the Hunt for an Easy & Super Quick Side Dish to pair up with your Fried Rice, Hakka Noodles or something even as simple as Pulao ? Then definitely give this Recipe a Try !!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 3 People
Author pinchofclover


  • A Mixing Bowl & A Pan


Hero Ingredients :

  • 20 cube cut pieces Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
  • 1 big Capsicum (diced)
  • 1 big Onion (diced)

For Marination Paste :

  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin Powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 tbsp Mixed Spices Powder (Garam Masala)
  • 1/2 tbsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi)
  • 1/2 tbsp Chili Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Oil (Olive oil or whatever available with you)
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt (or as per taste)
  • 1 tbsp East Indian Bottle Masala / Mangalorean Bafat Masala / Paneer Masala / Meat Masala (any 1 – whatever available with you)
  • Water (as per consistency to form semi-thick paste)

For Frying :

  • 1 tbsp Oil (Olive oil or whatever available with you)
  • 1 tbsp Ghee (Clarified Butter)


  • Put all the ingredients mentioned in the Marination Paste category in a Mixing Bowl.
  • Add Water as per consistency. We need a semi-thick paste.
  • Put the Paneer cubes, diced Capsicum and Onion.
  • Mix well and keep the Marination for 30 minutes.
  • Post 30 minutes – Add the Oil & Ghee in a pan, let it heat for about a minute.
  • Then add all the marinated ingredients.
  • Toss and fry at regular intervals for about 7 to 8 minutes on low flame.
  • Once cooked, Serve it along with your Main Course & Relish.

Marination is the Trick, Super Quick and Super Easy !!

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