"appetizers"- paneer chili fry/ paneer fish pickle

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
2 cups cubed Paneer

1 Onion thinly sliced vertically

1 Capsicum thinly sliced vertically

2-3 Green chilies sliced vertically

2 tsp ginger garlic paste

2 tbsp Corn starch

1 tbsp Soy sauce

1 tsp ketchup

2 tsp Sweet and sour sauce/ Sweet chili sauce

1/2 tsp black pepper

Cilantro for garnishing


Oil for frying


  • Mix together corn starch with little water. Add 1/4th tsp of the black pepper and some salt to make a smooth thick paste.
  • Rub the Paneer cubes with half the ginger-garlic paste.
  • Dip the cubes in the corn starch mixture and deep fry till golden brown. Drain well on paper towel. Keep aside.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a non stick pan. On high flame add the ginger garlic paste, onions, capsicum, chilies etc and stir fry a minute or two. The veggies should remain crisp.
  • Add the fried paneer cubes, soy sauce, ketchup,sweet sour sauce,black pepper,salt if needed and mix.
  • The dish should taste Spicy-Sour-Sweet. Adjust seasonings accordingly. Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped green cilantro.
  • Serve hot as appetizers or with naan/roti.


Appetizers - Paneer Chili Fry/ Paneer Fish Pickle, photo 1
Appetizers - Paneer Chili Fry/ Paneer Fish Pickle, photo 2


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