Chilli Paneer or Shimla Mirch And Paneer

This is a dry variety of Paneer and Shimla Mirch.

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Shimla Mirch And Paneer (Capsicum with Cottage Cheese)


  1. 1 small Red Capsicum and 1 small GreenCapsicum (Shimla Mirch) cut in medium size chunks
  2. 2 Green Chillies chopped
  3. 100 grams Paneer ( Cottage Cheese – you can see its recipe on this site as well)
  4. 1 Medium sized Onion Chopped in big dices
  5. 2 Medium Sized Tomatoes chopped
  6. 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  7. 20 pieces of thin julienes of Ginger ( for garnishing)
  8. 1 tea spoon Garam Masala
  9. 1 tea spoon Red Chilli Powder or Red Chilli sauce
  10. 1/2 tea spoon Turmeric (Haldi)
  11. 1/2 bunch of Coriander Chopped
  12. 1 teaspoon soya sauce (optional)
  13. Salt to Taste
  14. Water 1/2 cup
  15. 4 Table Spoon Oil


  1. Heat Oil in a thick bottomed pan and sprinkle the red chilly powder when the oil is hot and then saute the onions in it.
  2. Add Tumeric and garlic paste and stir for a minute.
  3. Add the capsicum pieces in the pan and stir for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the diced tomato and stir for around 3 -4 minutes.
  5. Add the Paneer cubes now.
  6. Add the salt and soya sauce.
  7. Add the green chillies.
  8. Sprinkle some garam masala.
  9. Stir for a minute
  10. Garnish with chopped coriander and the ginger julienne.
  11. Serve it with Naan, Rice or Roti

1. If you wish you can deep fry or  shallow fry the Paneer cubes separately first and then add them.

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