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Schezwan paneer Recipe

Schezwan paneer
How to make schezwan paneer

Crispy deep fried paneer along with variety of sauce and spices make this recipe a perfect Indo-chinese appetizer. .

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Schezwan paneer

  • 500 Gram Paneer
  • 8-10 Dried red chilli
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped ginger
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped garlic
  • 1/2 Tbsp Chopped spring onion
  • 1 large Diced onion
  • 1 Medium Capsicum diced
  • 5-8 Schezwan peppercorns
  • 2 Tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • Salt as required
  • Soy sauce as required
  • Vinegar as required

How to Make Schezwan paneer

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1.
Soak Dried red chillies in water for 10 mins then grind coarsely.
2.
In a bowl, add cornflour, some salt, 1tspn black pepper, water and prepare a slurry to marinate paneer for atleast 10 mins.
3.
After 10 mins shallow fry the paneer and keep it aside. Don’t throw the marinade, we will need this for the gravy.
4.
In a pan heat some oil, add chopped ginger garlic and sautee for a while.
5.
Add spring onions, Chilly paste and schezwan peppercorns and let it cook for some time.
6.
To the chilli paste, add vinegar and soy sauce according to your liking. Then cook until the masala leaves some oil on the sides.
7.
Add diced onions and Capsicum and stir.
8.
Get the remaining marinade, add water to it and add this to the pan. Let is cook and thicken to your desired consistency.
9.
Just 2 mins before it reaches your desired consistency, toss in the paneer and adjust salt and pepper according to your liking.
10.
Let it simmer for a while and your Schezwan paneer is ready.

Key Ingredients: Paneer, Dried red chilli , Chopped ginger , Chopped garlic , Chopped spring onion , Diced onion, Capsicum diced, Schezwan peppercorns , Cornflour, Black Pepper, Salt as required , Soy sauce as required , Vinegar as required

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