Shanghai Paneer Chilli चटक चिली पनीर restaurant style Chili Paneer recipe

For all the Paneer lovers out there, here's another chatak recipe :)

30-35 minutes
Shanghai Paneer Chilli चटक चिली पनीर restaurant style Chili Paneer recipe Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Paneer Balls

400 gms Paneer, पनीर

½ tbsp Tender Coriander stems, chopped, धनिया के डंठल

1 tbsp Schezwan sauce, शेजवान सॉस

½ tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 inch Ginger (peeled & grated) अदरक

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

3 tbsp Cornstarch, कॉर्नस्टार्च

¼ cup fresh Bread crumb, ब्रेड क्रम्ब


For Shanghai Chilli Paneer

1 ½ tbsp Oil, तेल

1 inch Ginger (peeled & chopped) अदरक

1 ½ medium Onion, diced, प्याज

1 medium Carrot (peeled & sliced) गाजर

2 no. dry Kashmiri red chillies, broken into half, सूखी कश्मीरी लाल मिर्च

1 large Red bell pepper, diced, लाल शिमला मिर्च

1 large Capsicum, diced, शिमला मिर्च

¼ cup Spring onion bulb, roughly chopped, हरी प्याज

1 tsp White sesame seeds, सफेद तिल

½ tsp Black peppercorns, crushed, कुटी हुई काली मिर्च

Fried Shanghai Paneer Balls, तले हुए शंघाई पनीर बॉल्स

Prepared Sauce, तैयार किया हुआ सॉस

¼ cup Spring onion, roughly chopped, हरी प्याज


For Sauce

2 tbsp Red chili sauce, रेड चिली सॉस

1 ½ tbsp Schezwan sauce, शेजवान सॉस

1 tbsp Green chili sauce, ग्रीन चिली सॉस

2 tsp Light soya sauce, सोया सॉस

3-4 tbsp Tomato ketchup, टोमेटो केचप

½ tsp Brown sugar, optional, ब्राउन शुगर

½ cup Water, पानी


Other Ingredients

1-2 tbsp Cornstarch (for coating) कॉर्नस्टार्च

Oil for frying, तेल तलने के लिए


For Garnish

White sesame seeds, सफेद तिल

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता


For Paneer Balls

  • In a bowl, add paneer, tender coriander stems, schezwan sauce, degi red chili powder, ginger, salt to taste, cornstarch, bread crumbs and mix it well.
  • Make lemon size balls, transfer it to a tray, sprinkle some cornstarch and coat it well.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, place prepared balls and fry it until golden in color.
  • Transfer it to an absorbent paper and keep it aside for further use.


For Shanghai Chilli Paneer

  • In a wok, add oil, once it’s hot, add ginger, onion, carrots and saute it for a minute on high flame.
  • Add dry red chillies, red bell pepper, capsicum, spring onion bulb, white sesame seeds, black peppercorns, shanghai paneer balls and toss it well on high flame.
  • Add prepared sauce and cook it for 4-5 minutes until thicken.
  • Finish it with some spring onion and mix it well.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl or dish, garnish it with white sesame seeds and coriander sprig.
  • Serve hot.


For Sauce

  • In a bowl, add red chili sauce, schezwan sauce, green chili sauce, light soy sauce, tomato ketchup, brown sugar, water and mix it well.
  • Keep it aside for further use.


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