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Paneer Pepper Dry Recipe

Paneer cubes toss in spices , pepper powder and soya sauce .
Course Appetizer, Starters
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Bachelor's Cooking, Diet, Kids Recipes, Paneer, Protein Rich, Quick & Easy, Starters
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 253kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 200 grams Paneer ,cut into small cubes
  • 1 No Onion finely chopped
  • ¾ tablespoon Garlic paste
  • ¾ tablespoon Ginger Paste
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped ,less spice green chilly
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Black Pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon Jeera/ Cumin seeds Powder
  • 1 Tsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Gram flour / Besan
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ½-3/4 teaspoon Salt or as required (note soya sauce contains salt)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Coriander Leaves Chopped


  • Heat oil in a non stick pan, add ginger garlic paste, chopped onion and saute well till raw smell goes off.
  • Add green chillies ,saute for a minute,add small cubes of paneer ,toss well and allow to cook till you get slight brown in colour for 7-8 minutes.
  • Add jeera/ cumin seeds powder and 1Tsp Black pepper powder, soya sauce toss well, till it becomes dry. 
  • Now sprinkle 1 tablespoon of gram flour/besan over the paneer. This helps to absorb moisture and coats the paneer lightly
  • Add remaining salt, pepper powder, lemon juice, chopped coriander leaves, and toss well.
  • Serve hot as a starter or a side dish.



Calories: 253kcal