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Chilli Garlic Paneer Recipe | How to make chilli garlic paneer

This Chilli Garlic Paneer is a quick and easy starter which you can prepare within 30 minutes. Chilli garlic paneer is prepared by grinding Kashmiri chillies, garlic pods along with vinegar, salt and then sautéed with onions and bell peppers. If you have a sudden guest or friend you can prepare this starter without thinking anything. The flavour of garlic and Kashmiri chillies was very good.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Starters
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 People
Author: Pavani


  • Paneer – 200 grams
  • Chopped bell peppers/capsicum -½ cup green, red, yellow
  • Chopped onions – 1
  • Cumin seeds – 1tsp
  • Oil -3tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

To Grind:

  • Kashmiri Red chillies- 4 or 5
  • Garlic pods- 4 or 5
  • Vinegar – 1tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • First, cut the paneer into small bite-size cubes and keep aside.
  • Grind Kashmiri chillies, garlic pods along with salt, vinegar into a coarse paste by adding 1-2 tablespoon of water only.
  • Heat a frying pan with oil, add cumin seeds once they start to crackle add chopped onions.
  • Fry the onions until they change their colour into light brown colour.
  • Add the chopped capsicum pieces and fry a minute on high flame.
  • Next, add the grounded coarse paste and fry on low-medium flame until oil oozes out.
  • Add the paneer cubes and mix well nicely so that all the masala is coated to the paneer.
  • Fry for 2- 3 minutes and switch off the flame.
  • Finally, garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy mouth-watering chilli garlic paneer.


  • You can adjust the Kashmiri chillies according to your taste.
  • After adding paneer, cook only for 2-3mintues only.
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