Honey Chilli Paneer Recipe


Chilli Paneer served in a white dish with two chopsticks kept on dish, by homemakerjob.com

Honey Chilli Paneer Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Starter
Cuisine Chinese, Indo-Chinese
Servings 6 people


  • 600 gm paneer cubed
  • 5 tbsp maida (all purpose flour)
  • 5 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • tbsp vinegar
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup capsicum diced
  • 2 tsp garlic chopped finely
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped finely
  • 3 green chilli sliced
  • ½ cup spring onion whites
  • ½ cup spring onion greens (finely chopped)
  • 6 tbsp cooking oil


  • Cut 600 gm paneer into big cubes and transfer in a small mixing bowl. Add ¼ tsp salt and ¼ tsp black pepper powder. Mix well and keep aside.
  • In another mixing bowl, add 5 tbsp maida, 5 tbsp corn flour, ½ tsp salt and ¼ cup water. Whisk everything well together to make smooth and lump free batter. Don’t make batter too thick or thin.
  • Add paneer pieces in a batter and coat them well from all sides.
  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in a kadai. Add paneer in a kadai to fry them. Keep turning the sides of paneer and fry till they turn golden brown in color.
  • In small bowl, add 4 tbsp tomato ketchup, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp red chilli sauce and 1½ tbsp vinegar. Mix well together. Next, add 3 tbsp honey and ½ tbsp black pepper powder, mix well.
  • In a pan, heat 3 tbsp oil on a medium high heat. Add 2 tsp chopped garlic and 1 tsp chopped ginger. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Next, add 1 tsp black pepper powder, 1 cup diced onions,1/2 cup chopped spring onion whites and 1 cup diced capsicum. Mix well and fry for 2 min on medium high heat.
  • Add prepared sauce and paneer cubes. Mix everything well. Cook for 3-4 min on medium high heat. Add chopped spring onion greens and give a good mix.
  • Serve hot chilli paneer with hakka noodles or fried rice.


  • Batter won’t stick to paneer cubes if batter is too thin.
  • You can add red and yellow capsicum if available.
  • Adjust the level of spices and sauces as per your liking.

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