Make this yummy Chilli Paneer at home

Over the next month we are recognising our amazing women artisans from India. 

And what better way to celebrate Indian culture than with their delicious food! Our gorgeous customer Harkeet shares her mothers recipe for Chilli Paneer. Serves 4.


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 large potato, peeled, cut into 2 cm pieces
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 large green chilli, sliced, plus extra, to serve
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 red capsicum, trimmed, seeded, cut into 2.5 cm pieces
  • 125g paneer, cut into 2 cm pieces


Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium heat.

Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until golden. Add potato, ginger, garlic, chilli, cumin, turmeric, and garam masala and cook, stirring, for a further 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add capsicum, cover and reduce heat to low.

Cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes or until potato and capsicum are tender. Season with ½ a teaspoon of salt.

Add paneer and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until paneer is warmed through. Serve scattered with extra sliced green chilli.