Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer

Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer

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A tangy, saucy dish with chunky pieces of paneer, which are delightfully succulent inside and excitingly crisp outside! The Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce features a tongue-tickling combination of sauces like tomato ketchup, soy and red chilli sauces, perked up with ginger, garlic, spring onions, and more.


When mixed into this mouth-watering sauce, the deep-fried paneer cubes transform into a peppy dish that will make your mind soar with delight.


Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce makes a fitting accompaniment to Chinese Noodles and Rice Dishes .

Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer recipe - How to make Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 3/4 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
4 tbsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup chopped spring onions whites and greens
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp red chilli sauce
2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped spring onion whites and greens

Method
    Method
  1. Combine 1 tbsp of cornflour and ½ cup of water in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the paneer, 1 tbsp cornflour and salt in a deep bowl and toss well.
  3. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the paneer pieces and cook till they turn brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper, keep aside.
  4. In the same pan, add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the spring onions, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the tomato ketchup, soy sauce , red chilli sauce and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. While stirring continuously.
  7. Add the fried paneer pieces, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve immediately garnished with spring onions.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy361 cal
Protein10.2 g
Carbohydrates14.2 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat29.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium188.2 mg

Reviews

Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer
 on 11 Feb 18 07:07 AM
5

Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer
 on 31 Mar 17 01:55 PM
5

Simple and delicious - I added in some green capsicum and substituted the paneer with tofu. Thank you!
Tarla Dalal
05 Jan 18 03:14 PM
   Hi Aussie Girl , thanks for the feedback.
Chinese Fried Paneer in Hot and Sweet Sauce, Kapi Cho Paneer
 on 19 Jul 16 12:36 PM
5

Chinese fried paneer.. a great sweet and sour recipe.. which goes well with fried rice..