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Chilli Paneer



Chilli Paneer is a popular Indo-Chinese dish made with cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese) cooked in a spicy, tangy sauce. It is usually served as a starter or side dish with fried rice or noodles. The dish is made with a variety of ingredients including onions, bell peppers, garlic, ginger, chilli paste, soy sauce, and vinegar.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cubed paneer

1/2 cup

chopped bell peppers

1/2 cup

chopped onions

1/2 cup

chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup


2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add bell peppers and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add tomatoes and cook until they become soft.

Step 7:

Add red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.

Step 8:

Add paneer cubes and mix gently.

Step 9:

Cook for a few minutes until the paneer is cooked through.

Step 10:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 43523 users have chowed down on Chilli Paneer a whopping 63533 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Indore, Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh are the top 5 cities gobbling up Chilli Paneer like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Chilli Paneer , our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Chilli Paneer is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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