Paneer Schezwan Recipe
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Paneer Schezwan Recipe


Paneer Schezwan Recipe – Vegan

Paneer Schezwan is yet another tongue twisting Indo-Chinese recipe for all the cottage cheese lovers. This aromatic paneer recipe offers a spicy blend of flavors and can become your most desired paneer dish with flying colors. The flavorsome gravy is thick and spiced up with schezwan and soy sauce. Rice wine gives it a sugary flavor, though you can avoid rice wine if you want to have a spicy gravy.

You can never go wrong with this amazing paneer recipe because it’s easy and can be cooked within 30 minutes in the comfort of your home. Who doesn’t like a spicy paneer recipe when served hot with veg noodles or veg fried rice? Make it for brunch, lunch or dinner and serve it hot to your family and guests!

How to make Paneer Schezwan

Step 1 Prepare cornstarch paste for the gravy
Start by preparing the thick corn starch mixture, add corn flour in 1/4 cup of water and mix it well for a thick mixture and keep it aside. Now, chop spring onions, garlic, ginger, capsicum and slit green chilies separately and keep them aside.

Step 2 Saute garlic and then add the veggies
Now, take a non-stick pan, add sesame oil and heat it over medium flame. Add chopped garlic, ginger and stir-fry them for a minute or two. When garlic is light brown in colour, add few chopped spring onion, capsicum and sliced green chilies; and mix the vegetables well.

Step 3 Stir fry the veggies for 2-3 minutes
Stir-fry vegetables over medium flame for 2-3 minutes. When the vegetables are cooked, add schezwan sauce and mix it well with vegetables. Cook on a low flame and add soy sauce while stirring the vegetables. Sprinkle salt and black pepper powder. Mix it very well.

Step 4 Cook until you get a thick gravy
Pour the remaining water in the pan to prepare a slightly thick gravy. You can add more or less water, depending on the thickness of gravy. Add sugar and salt as per your taste and mix them well. Simmer on a medium flame and stir occasionally.

Step 5 Add cornstarch paste and cottage cheese cubes, and cook for 2-3 minutes
Now, add corn flour mixture in gravy and mix it well. Ensure there are no lumps are formed, stir well to form a nice thick gravy. Simmer it on a medium flame. Once the gravy is done, add cottage cheese cubes in the gravy and switch off the flame. Garnish your hot gravy with the remaining chopped spring onions. Pour sweet rice wine and serve it hot with veg noodles or fried rice.

Ingredients of Paneer Schezwan

  • 4 Servings
  • 2 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced
  • 4 tablespoon
  • 2 cup
  • 500 gm chopped into cubes
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped
  • 4 sliced
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 6 teaspoon
  • 2 teaspoon
  • For Seasoning
  • powdered as required
  • as required