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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Paneer wali Maggie

Cooking Time Required: 15-20 mins
Cost of preparation: 40-25 rupees

Ingredients: Maggie ( 2 packets ), Paneer ( 100 gms), green peas ( 1 cup ), onion ( 2 nos, medium ), cornflour ( 2 tbs ), ginger garlic paste ( 1 tsp ), cumin powder ( 1/3 tsp ), chilli powder ( 1 tsp ), tomato sauce ( 2-3 tbs ), coriander leaves ( 2 tbs, finely cut) oil, turmeric ( 1/2 tsp ), salt.

Preparation: Cut the paneer into small cubes. Boil water in a saucepan along with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric . Add the paneer cubes and boil for 6-7 mins till they become very soft. Drain the water and keep paneer aside to cool.

Cut the onion into thin slices.Grate one-half of an onion .

Mix the cornflour, ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder, chilli powder (1/3 tsp), onion paste and salt along with a little water into a thick paste.

Cooking: Heat oil in a wok for frying the paneer cubes. Coat the paneer cubes with the cornflour paste and put into the oil. Fry till golden brown on both sides. Remove and keep aside on blotting paper to absorb excess oil.

Boil 4-5 cups water in a saucepan. Break each maggie into 4 pieces and put into the pan.

Boil for a minute and remove from fire when it is still firm. Wash for 2 minutes under running water. Keep aside to drain away any excess water.

Heat a large sized frying pan. Pour 3-4 tsp oil. Add the onions and green peas. stir fry till the onions turn golden/pink. Add the maggie in small batches and stir fry for about 5 mins.

Add the fried paneer cubes. Sprinkle the maggie masala all over the maggie. Allow to fry for 1-2 mins. Add the sauce and stir gently to mix it in.

Remove from pan and garnish with raw onion rings and coriander leaves.


  1. Wat a droolworthy dish, very tempting..

  2. We love fried maggi! Ur version makes me drool really bad here!! Hehehe ;)


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