Chilli Paneer Recipe
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Dragon Chilli Paneer Recipe

You should obviously try this style of Chilli Paneer as it contains rich in protein and has so many other health benefits. Also, this dish is free from masala so you don’t have to worry about the cons of eating the paneer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bhutanese, Indian
Keyword: bhutan, bhutan cuisine, bhutan famous food, bhutan food, bhutan food menu, bhutan food vegeterian, bhutan national food, bhutanese food, bhutanese food menu, cottage cheese, paneer
Servings: 3


  • 300 g Paneer
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 2 Onion
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 6-7 cloves of Garlic
  • Salt
  • 1/3 litre Oil Cooking Oil
  • Coriander


  • Cut the paneer into square shape or rectangular shape.
  • Heat the oil and fry the paneer. Fry it until paneer becomes light brown in colour.
  • Meanwhile, you can prepare the paste by cutting the tomatoes, onions, green chillies, garlic into the mixture grinder. Put dry red chilli or chilli powder as it gives a beautiful colouring to the paneer. Also, add salt to taste.
  • Keep grinding the mixture until there are few lumps left.
  • Now it time to fry paneer with paste. Use the left leftover oil of fried paneer. Put 2-3 tsp of oil and fry paste first and after 3-4 mins add fried paneer.
  • Stir thoroughly and let it cook for another 5 mins under the low flame. So that your paste will enter uniformly inside the fried paneer and give a delectable taste.
  • At last turn off the flame, add coriander and serve it.


Frying Paneer in high flame will lead it to get burnt and oil will not penetrate inside the paneer. So, if you desire for delicious paneer dish, cook it on low flame.