Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

One of the blokes at work always brings in pots of food for his lunch which I eye up jealously. One of these was Hot Chilli Paneer which his wife kindly gave me the recipe for. Phew! It's definitely spicy! Thanks Manisha!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dry-fry the dried chilies in a pan for a couple of minutes over a medium heat.
  2. Add coriander seeds and turmeric and grind for a further minute.
  3. Grind spices and dried chilies to a fine powder.
  4. Fry the onion in oil until browned.
  5. Add green chilies and fry until soft.
  6. Stir in ground spices and fry for another minute.
  7. Add tomato and stir until everything is well blended.
  8. Stir in Paneer and fry in spice paste, stirring until well coated - for about 2-3 minutes.
  9. Garnish with coriander and serve with chapatti.


Most Helpful

This was soooo hot! Really quite easy to make and turned out good, with a lovely sweet onion flavour underneath the heat. I used really hot chillies and it was too hot! Next time I'll use less or use milder ones.

angelina ballerina June 23, 2007

i recommend a pinch of salt to the recipe

vaderic88 February 20, 2006

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