Schezwan Paneer Recipe


For frying paneer:

½ cup maida / plain flour

¼ cup corn flour

¼ tsp pepper

½ tsp schezwan sauce

¼ tsp salt

½ cup water

11 piece paneer / cottage cheese

oil for frying

Other ingredients:

3 tsp oil

2 clove garlic, finely chopped

1 inch ginger, finely chopped

1 chill, slit

4 tbsp spring onion, finely chopped

¼ onion, finely chopped

¼ capsicum, cube

2 tbsp schezwan sauce

1 tbsp vinegar

1 tbsp soy sauce

¼ tsp sugar

¼ tsp salt


1.Firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil and saute 2 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger and 1 green chilli on high flame.Also, saute ¼ onion and 2 tbsp spring onion on high flame.Further, add ¼ capsicum and continue to saute till they slightly change colour.

2.Additionally add 2 tbsp schezwan sauce, 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tbsp soy sauce, ¼ tsp sugar and ¼ tsp salt.Mix well and saute for a minute.Add cornflour slurry. to prepare corn flour water mix 2 tsp of corn flour with ¼ cup of water.

3.Give a good mix until the gravy slightly thickens and turns glossy.Additionally, add fried paneer.Mix gently making sure the sauce has coated well uniformly.

4.Finally, transfer schezwan paneer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped spring onions green. serve with fried rice.