Dragon Paneer

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Dragon Paneer


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • 200 gms paneer

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp soya sauce

  • 1/2 tbsp red chilli paste- you can substitute it with 1/2tbsp of kashmiri mirch powder+ 1/2tbsp of water + 1tbsp

  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste

  • 2 tbsp corn flour

  • 3 tbsp maida

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1/2 cups cashew

  • 3 nos whole red chili

  • 3 nos onion-medium

  • 1 nos capsicum-small

  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce

  • 2 tbsp soya sauce

  • 1 tsp sugar


  • Cut the paneer in stripes and keep aside
  • In a big mixing bowl mix everything except Paneer. Add cut Paneer to the marinade mixture and mix with light hand. If required add 1tbsp of water. Keep this aside for 20mins
  • In the meantime clean and slice onions. Clean and cut the capsicum in strips.
  • After 20 mins deep fry the marinaded paneer in hot oil up to golden in colour. Drain it in a kitchen towel.
  • Again heat 2tbsp of oil in a pan. Break the red chilli in two and add to the oil and let it crackle
  • Then add cashew nuts and fry up to golden in colour.
  • Then add sliced onions to it and sauté for a min or two. Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté again.
  • Now add capsicum and salt and sauté. Cook up to bit soft.
  • Then in a bowl add chilli paste, tomato sauce, soya sauce and sugar and mix well. Now add this mixture to cooked onion and capsicum
  • Now add little water to it and cook for some mins. Let the sauce thick a bit.
  • Then add fried Paneer to it and toss properly. The sauce should coat the paneer pieces well. Now bring out to a serving plate and garnish with coriander leaves.