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How to make Chilli Tofu/ Paneer….

Chili Tofu/ Paneer..☺

It is a Tangy, spicy and yummy indo-chinese dish. Deep fried tofu/Paneer and then stir fried in sos.

I made this dish for my hubby as he loves Tofu..

Recipe of Chilli Tofu/ Paneer as follows…

Ingredients :

For deep frying the Tofu/ Paneer :

  • 100 gram Tofu/ Paneer
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp All purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Corn flour
  • Oil for deep frying Tofu/ Paneer

For Gravy:

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 3/4 Finely chopped Garlic
  • 2/3 Green chillies, slit
  • 6/7 chopped Spring Onion Bulb
  • 1 medium Onion Chopped in square pieces
  • 1 medium Green Capsicum Chopped in square pieces
  • 1 medium Red Capsicum Chopped in square pieces
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbs Chilli Sos
  • 1 tbs Dark Soya Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • Green spring onion for garnishing
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp Black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste



  1. In a big cloth cover tofu and put some heavy weight on it. All excess water will drain off  in the cloth. Cut in square pieces with a knife .
  2. In bowl take 1/2 tsp black pepper powder, salt, all purpose flour and cornflour. Mix well.
  3. Add Tofu/ Paneer cubes and toss them in the bowl and coat them with flour.
  4. In a deep fry pan heat oil on medium flame. Fry tofu pieces on slow flame and keep aside .
  5.  Be ready with all ingredients before you start to make the gravy.
  6. In a wok add oil on the high flame, add garlic and chillies. Stir for 1 minute.12287596_10207998320826699_1087058526_o
  7. Add Spring Onion Bulb, Chopped Onion, Green Capsicum and Red Capsicum. 12287272_10207998318986653_312646748_o12290414_10207998322026729_952272443_o
  8. Add sugar, chilli sos, dark soya sauce, vinegar, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, salt, water and simmer.12294966_10207998320106681_393246897_o12311649_10207998320466690_1929899248_o
  9. Add some water in left over flour and make a fine paste. Add it into gravy.It will  thicken your gravy.12311840_10207998320946702_1837280564_o12295732_10207998319266660_2096135558_o
  10. Now add fried tofu pieces.12311550_10207998319746672_614471290_o
  11. Add salt to taste and Mix well.
  12. Garnish with spring onion pieces.12311341_10207998320026679_1921435177_o
  13. Hot and Spicy Chilli Tofu/ Paneer is ready to serve.12821959_10208774236784113_364019405_n

Enjoy with white Rice or Fried Rice …12834519_10208774236984118_321072507_n

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