Devilled paneer

Devilled paneer

Wake up your tastebuds with this spicy paneer recipe from Karan Gokani, perfect served with rice or noodles.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Mix the paneer, ground turmeric and salt in a bowl and leave to marinate for 15 minutes
  2. Step 2

    Make the devilled sauce. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat and fry the ginger and garlic for about two minutes until fragrant and golden
  3. Step 3

    Add the curry leaves, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick and chilli flakes and fry for a few seconds. Stir in the soy sauce, tomato paste and tomato ketchup along with half a cup of water and continue to cook until thick. Add the vinegar, season with salt and cook for a further minute. Set aside
  4. Step 4

    Heat the rapeseed oil for the paneer in a clean deep non-stick pan or wok and fry the paneer on all sides until golden
  5. Step 5

    Add the banana pepper, red onion and green chillies. Stir fry for 30 seconds, then add the devilled sauce and continue to stir fry for a further 2-3 minutes until the sauce is coating the paneer and vegetables and piping hot. Garnish with the spring onions and serve straight away