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Sweet and Sour Paneer

Paneer combined with pineapple, honey, capsicum and chillis along with sesame oil makes this fusion dish perfect for parties, dinner lunch boxes and even snacks.
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Indo-Chinese
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 500 grams paneer
  • 1 cup capsicum diced (I used a mix of green and red)
  • ½ cup pineapple diced
  • 4 tbsp pineapple juice can be replaced with water
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp red chilli paste or as per taste
  • 4 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp white pepper can be replaced with regular pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp garlic garlic
  • Handful spring onion for garnish


  • Mix together pineapple juice/water, sesame oil, white pepper, salt, red chilli paste, honey, vinegar and 2 tbsp cornflour. Set aside
  • Dice the paneer into small cubes. Rub them with remaining cornflour and set aside
  • Heat a frying pan or wok and heat oil. Add the paneer pieces and shallow fry until they are golden. Set aside
  • In the same pan, add grated ginger and garlic and saute for a few seconds
  • Add capsicum and saute for another minute
  • Add the prepared mixture
  • Add the fried paneer and pineapple and mix well
  • Simmer for few minutes until the sauce thickens
  • Garnish with spring onion and server hot with ramen
Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Sour Paneer
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 60mg2%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 467IU9%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
Calcium 247mg25%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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