Chatpata Paneer


This is one of our quick-hacks for days when we return late from work. And to add to the misery, we had not shopped for grocery.

Chatpata Paneer

Chatpata Paneer


2-3 Persons

You Will Need:

  • Paneer (Cut into 1/2 inch cubes) – 250 grams
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt – To Taste
  • Zeera (cumin) Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper – Coarsely ground (from the mill)
  • Kasoori Methi – 1 teaspoon
  • Oil


  • In a bowl, mix turmeric, red chilli powder, zeera powder and dry mango powder
  • Mix the paneer cubes in this marinate and let it sit for about 10-15 minutes
  • In a wok, heat the oil
  • When hot, tip over the paneer+marinate mix into the oil
  • Fry for about 5 minutes in medium heat
  • Add the crushed kasoori methi and mix well
  • Spread the crushed black pepper and serve hot.

2 Responses to “Chatpata Paneer”

  1. 1 Barkha

    This looks _so_ yummmmmmy! 😀
    I will try this one out.

  2. It looks nice. I have to try this at home 🙂

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