Appetizer, Main Course
east indian, indo chinese
gms Paneer cubes
Maida / Plain white flour
Red chilli powder
Oil To shallow fry
To make gravy
dry red chilli
Large capsicum cubed
Dark Soy sauce
Red chilli sauce
green chilli sauce
Salt to taste
Take a bowl, add the paneer cubes without any water in it, add the ingredients mentioned under ‘To Fry’ and mix it well.
Add oil to a frying pan to shallow fry the paneer cubes.
Once hot, gently add paneer cubes in batches until all are golden and fried.
Transfer to a paper towel and continue to next steps
Heat a pan on medium flame, add sesame oil to it and once hot, add finely chopped garlic, Finely chopped Ginger, minced Green Chillies and dry red chilli.
Sauté for a few seconds and then add the Spring onions and regular onions and sauté for 1 minute.
Next add cubed green capsicum and sauté on medium to high flame. Cook until capsicum is slightly cooked but still is crunchy.
Next, add the fried paneer cubes and mix it in.
Add in the sauces one after the other - Dark Soy sauce, Red chilli sauce, Green Chilli sauce, tomato sauce or ketchup and mix it well.
Take a table spoon of vinegar and add it to the pan, Sprinkle a little ajinomoto for added flavour
Check for salt and add more if required. Note : If the soy sauce already has salt in you can skip it.
Make a corn slurry, by adding 1.5 tbsp corn flour to 1/2 cup of water and pour into the pan
Keep the flame on medium to high flame and allow it to come to a simmer.You’ll notice that the sauce quickly begins to thicken. Mix it in. Add more water to adjust consistency.
Turn off the flame and serve it with your favourite side dish
Adding ajinomoto is optional, how ever it brings a nice flavour to the final dish.
You can use pressed, firm tofu in this recipe.