SERVES: 2 people        TIME: 40 Minutes


1/3 cup paneer (cottage cheese)
Oil for deep-frying
1/2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)

1 tsp garlic (lehsun) , chopped
1/8 cup chopped spring onions
1 to 1 1/2 pcs red and green chillies mix
1/8 cup capsicum , sliced
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tbsp cornflour mixed with 3 tablespoons water
1/2 tsp oil
Salt to taste

For Batter
1/8 cup cornflour

1/8 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp soy sauce
pinch of baking powder
Salt to taste

For Garnish
1/4 cup chopped spring onion greens 



  1. Combine all the ingredients for the batter in a bowl and make a smooth batter by adding approximately ¼ cup of water.
  2. Coat the paneer pieces with the batter and deep fry in hot oil over a high flame till the paneer is golden brown.
  3. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil and add the ginger, garlic, spring onion whites and red and green chillies and sauté over a high flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the capsicum and sauté for a few more seconds.
  6. Add the soya sauce, sugar, cornflour paste and salt and allow it to come to a boil.
  7. Toss in the fried paneer and mix well.
  8. Serve immediately, garnished with the spring onion greens.


  1. You can decide on the spiciness by adding or reducing red and green chillies based on your tastes and likes.
  2. If you have made is too spicy then you can add sugar or even honey to reduce the spiciness   
  3. Also, you can add honey instead of sugar in the above receipe.

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