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Chinese Schezwan Paneer Recipe

Chinese Schezwan Paneer Recipe

Chinese Schezwan paneer is a really simple and easy recipe. You need to marinate and fry the cottage cheese. To make the Schezwan sauce, stir fry vegetables and add sauces and spices to them.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 350 kcal


2 Pans


  • 250 g Cottage Cheese (cubed)
  • 1 cup Bell Peppers (chopped)
  • ½ cup Green Onions (chopped)
  • ½ cup Peas (boiled)
  • 2 teaspoons Cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon Soya Sauce
  • 4 teaspoons Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


For Batter

  • In a blender, pulse red chillies with 2 tablespoons of water to make paste.
  • Now, add cornflour, pepper, salt, and the chilli paste to a bowl and mix all the ingredients.
  • Now, put the pieces of cottage cheese in it and let it marinate for sometime.
  • Then, heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated pieces of cheese in it.
  • Now, put the pieces on a tissue to remove excess oil.

For Schezwan Cheese

  • In a bowl, add ginger, garlic, soya sauce, 2 teaspoons tomato sauce, chilli flakes, and black pepper. Mix it all and keep it aside.
  • Put sesame oil in a pan and heat it.
  • Add the above-mixed sauces in it. Cook on high flame for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Now, add peas, green onions, and bell peppers to it fry it for a while.
  • Add the fried cheese slices to it and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • In a bowl, add cornflour and 3 teaspoons water. Then, add this to the pan.
  • Add a teaspoon of salt to it and mix well. Cook it until it becomes thick.
  • Add some more tomato sauce, cook it for a while and then serve.


Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 680mg
Keyword Chinese Schezwan Paneer, Indo-Chinese
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