Szechuan Paneer is a spicy version of manchurian prepared using szechuan sauce. Easy to prepare dish in minutes. Perfect dish for parties and get together. Bright vibrant coloured spicy sauce with garlic flavour and with the juicy tasty paneer cubes.

If you have the szechuan sauce prepared at your home it is easy to prepare in no time. Simple yet delicious gravy. You can reduce the sauce well till the sauce coats well to the paneer and can be serves as a semi thick gravy too.

Sichuan Paneer

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10  minutes
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves- 3-4

Fried Paneer:
Paneer (fresh/frozen)- 150 grams(20 small cubes)
Corn Flour- 1 tablespoon
Oil- to deep fry

To make Szechuan Paneer:
Oil- 3 teaspoons
Onion, cubed-1
Garlic, chopped- 3 cloves
Capsicum, cubed-1
Szechuan sauce- 1 tablespoon (use according to your spice level)
Soya sauce- 2 teaspoon
Salt- to taste
Sugar- 1/2 teaspoon
Water- 1 cup
Corn flour-2 teaspoon

  • Take the paneer cubes and corn flour in a flat plate and roll well to coat the paneer well in the corn flour.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the panner till crisp on outside and set aside.
  • In a broad pan or wok add oil and put the chopped onion, garlic and cook till soft for about a minute. 
  • Then add the capsicum and cook till the blisters starts to appear. 
  • Now add the salt, sugar, szechuan sauce, soya sauce and a cup of water. 
  • Mix well to combine all the sauces well in the water and bring it to boil.
  • Once it starts to boil mix the corn flour with 1/4 cup of water and pour  the slurry into the suce and allow to simmer on low flame.
  • Once the sauce thiken and got the shinining add the fried paneer cubes and mix well. Check for salt and balance the taste with salt or sugar.
  • Add some chopped spring oniona and switch off the gas.
Sichuan Paneer

Sichuan Paneer