Aug 7, 2015

Kung Pao Paneer Recipe


Kung pao recipes has been requested in my blog for quite a long time, specially kung pao chicken..Few days back i decided to make a chinese dinner, so when i was looking for few noodles recipes..I came across this chilli garlic noodles and i had a packet of paneer. So i thought of using that and make a kung pao paneer. And it turned out yummy..Hubby, my big critic loved it..

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Kung Pao gravy recipes has dry red chillies and peanuts in them and it adds a nice smoky and crunchy taste to the gravy. This dish was mouthwatering and turned out yum..My next attempt is to make kung pao chicken..


Hope you will give this a try a let me know how it turns out for you..


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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Serves : 2 to 3

Ingredients:

Oil - 3 tblspn
Ginger - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Roasted Peanuts - 3 tblspn
Dry Red Chillies - 4 to 5 broken into small pieces
Red Bell Pepper - 1/2 sliced thinly
Spring Onion a handful finely chopped

For Paneer:
Paneer - 200 grams cubed
Soy Sauce - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Cornflour - 3 tblspn
Water as needed

For Sauce:
Fresh Vegetable Stock - 1 cup (or use veg stock cube)
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Soy Sauce - 1 tsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Cornflour - 1.5 tsp

Method:

Mix all the sauce ingredients and set aside.

Take paneer in a bowl and add in all the ingredients given and mix well.

Heat 3 tblspn oil in a nonstick pan, add paneer and fry lightly. Remove and set aside..

In the same pan, add in ginger, garlic and fry for a min.

Add in peanuts and chillies. Fry till golden.

Now add in peppers and toss well.

Add in sauce mix and keep mixing. It will get thick.

Now add in fried paneer and toss well.

Add in spring onion and toss well.

Serve.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients

Start by taking a veg stock cube in a bowl and 
cover with warm water..

Mix well till it is melted 

Add soy sauce

add in vinegar

little sugar

little salt

add in some cornflour

mix well and set aside

take paneer cubes in a bowl

add some soy sauce

add salt

add some cornflour

pour some water

mix well

now fry this for few sec..if you over fry the paneer, 
it will turn hard..So soft fry them


Now it has fried to soft..

remove to a bowl

in the remaining oil, add in ginger garlic paste or 
chopped ginger and garlic

fry for few mins

add in dry red chillies

add some peanuts

fry for few mins

add in bell peppers

pour in the stock mix

mix well

since it has cornflour, it will start to get thick right away

add fried paneer

simmer for few mins

add in some chopped spring onions..i added coriander 
because i ran out of spring onions

mix well

Serve

9 comments:

  1. Very nice recipe. Btw where did you get the veg stock cube and what bland is that? Pls let me know. Thanks

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  2. Great recipe! Waiting for kung pao chicken post!

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  3. I'm impressed by the way u simplify otherwise tedious looking dishes...I request if u can diversify adding some that dishes too..Thank u

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  4. I'm impressed by the way u simplify otherwise tedious looking dishes...I request if u can diversify adding some thai dishes too..Thank u

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  5. Hi aarti,
    I wanted to know if it's fine to use chicken instead of paneer? And of course I"ll use chicken stock.
    Thanks
    Sonia

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  6. @Soniayes ofcourse you can use chicken..

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  7. Great recipe aarthi.. I tried making it with tofu and it turned out great.. I prepare it everytime i make chinese dinner/lunch!

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  8. Any alternative for veg stock cube

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