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Chili Paneer or Chilli Tofu - Indo Chinese

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Use Tofu in place of Paneer to make Chili tofu !
For the sauce
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Minced ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Sweet and sour sauce 3 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Plum sauce 2 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Chili sauce 2 Teaspoon
For the chili paneer
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Red bell pepper 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Green bell pepper 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Paneer 150 Gram, cut into squares
  White vinegar 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Water 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Light corn syrup/Corn starch 2 Tablespoon (If using corn starch, dissolve in water and add)
  Salt To Taste (Optional)
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely (Use as required to garnish)

1. In a bowl, add minced garlic, minced ginger, soy sauce, sweet and sour sauce (optional), plum sauce (optional) and chili sauce. Mix well to combine. Set this aside.

2. Heat up a pan with a couple of tablespoons of oil.
3. Add the chopped onions, red and green bell peppers and the paneer chunks.
4. Add vinegar and stir on a high heat. Do not overcook the vegetables.
5. Add the prepared sauce and a little water (for gravy). Stir in the light corn syrup and salt (if required).
6. Cook for a couple of minutes and turn off the heat.

7. Serve garnished with finely chopped green onions or cilantro or fresh chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
If you are fond of eating paneer then you will love this dish. The chef makes the base sauce by adding various sauces. The paneer tastes yummy after adding the spices and vegetables. Watch the video as chef Bhavna shares this amazing recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.2%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.7 mg1.2%

Sodium 435.4 mg18.1%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chili Paneer Or Chilli Tofu - Indo Chinese Recipe Video