Indian cottage cheese prepared in Indo- chinese style
- For marinade and frying
- Paneer/ Indian cottage cheese - 250 gm
- Plain flour - 4 tbs
- Cornflour - 2 tbs
- Ginger garlic paste - 1 1/2 tsp
- Pepper - 1/2 tsp
- Water - 1/4-1/2 cup
- Oil for shallow frying
- For sauce
- Onion - 2 medium ( cubed )
- Capsicum/ pepper - 1
- Green chillies - 2( cut diagnoly )
- Minced ginger - 1 tsp
- Minced garlic - 1tsp
- Tomato sauce/ tomato ketchup - 3 tbs
- Soya sauce - 2 tbs
- Chilly garlic sauce - 2 tbs
- Cornflour - 1 tbs
- Water - 3 tbs
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget
In a bowl add Plainflour, cornflour, salt,pepper, ginger garlic paste and water and make a batter ( thick enough to coat the paneer )
Dip the paneer in the batter and shallow fry them in a pan adding oil flipping the sides until they are golden brown. Drain it on paper towel / kitchen tissue and keep it aside.
In the same pan add minced ginger, minced garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes.
Add cubed onions and chopped green chillies and saute until onions are soft.
Add tomato sauce, soya sauce, chilly garlic sauce and cook for few minutes until oil starts to separate.
Add chopped capsium and stir for 1-2 minutes.
Now add the fried paneer cubes and coat it in the sauces and cook it covered for 3- 5 minutes.
Finally dissolve 1 tbs of corn flour in 3 tbs of water and pour this to the paneer and mix well. Cook for another 1-2 minute and turn of the flame.