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Written by : LifeStyle Team
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Kung Pao Paneer! Have you ever heard this name? Crazy name right? Yes! It's a yummy Chinese style panner dish. The unique taste of this curry comes with the addition of some special ingredients like roasted peanuts, dried red chillies, etc., The crunchiness of the peanuts while devouring it will make you drool over it. Wanna try it? Then here we have doled out the recipe for you. Have a look and give it a try...

Ingredients To Marinate Paneer

  • Paneer - 400 gm (cubed)

  • Black pepper powder - ¼ tsp

  • Salt - 1 tsp

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    Kung Pao Paneer
  • Red chilli powder - ½ tsp

  • Garlic paste - 1 tbsp

  • Ginger paste - 1 tbsp

  • Corn flour - 1 tbsp

Other Ingredients

  • Oil - 3 tbsp

  • Chopped garlic - 1 tbsp

  • Dried red chillies - 2-3

  • Sliced onion - 1 large

  • Bell pepper cubes (red, green & yellow) - ½ cup each

  • Red chilli sauce - 2 tsp

  • Soy sauce - 2 tsp

  • Roasted peanuts - ¼ cup

  • Salt - ¼ tsp

  • Black pepper powder - ¼ tsp

  • Water as required

  • Corn flour slurry - 1-2 tbsp

Preparation Of Kung Pao Paneer

  1. First, let us marinate the panner. Take a bowl, add paneer cubes and add all the marination ingredients and mix them well. Set it aside for at least 20 minutes.

  2. Now heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the marinated paneer and dish them out and keep them aside.

  3. To the same pan, heat a tbsp of oil and add chopped garlic, dried red chillies and saute them for a while.

  4. Now add the onions and saute them for few minutes until the colour changes slightly. Thereafter, add the bell peppers and mix them well. Let them saute for a few minutes.

  5. Then add red chilli sauce, soy sauce, peanuts, salt, pepper powder and mix them well. Pour some water around half cup, cornflour slurry and give a quick stir and leave for a few minutes.

  6. Now goes the fried paneer cubes. Mix all together and leave for 5 minutes on a medium flame.

That's it! The yummy, soft 'Kung Pao Paneer' is ready to hit your tummies. Add it to your lunch menu and enjoy...

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