Monday, 31 October 2016

Paneer Recipe- Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka Recipe

Paneer Tikka Recipe
Paneer Tikka
Paneer Tikka/ Grilled Indian Cottage Cheese with Spices.

This is a simple tandoori snacks which can be easily made at home. Paneer or indian cottage cheese is usually made at home or can be store bought also. This is a festive season so I thought of sharing this recipe because it is favorite with everyone. I will make this dish in oven but it can be made in grill or barbecue also.


250gms of Indian Cottage Cheese
Green bell pepper 1 ( Yellow and Red bell pepper can be used too)
Tomato 1
Medium sized onion 1

For marination:

Thick curd 200 gms
Garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon 
Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon
Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Carom(Ajwain) seeds 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Jeera/ cumin powder 1 teaspoon 
Dhania/coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Garam masala 1/2 teaspoon
Dry mango powder (Amchoor) 1/2 teaspoon
Chaat masala 1 teaspoon
Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
Vegetable oil 1 to 2 tablespoon 
Salt to taste


First chop the veggies and the Paneer in square shaped cubes.
In a large bowl take curd. Whisk till it becomes smooth . 
Now gradually add ginger, garlic paste and all the above mentioned spices( for marination). Add salt and mix all the spices properly. 
Now add the veggies and paneer to the marinate. 
Refrigerate for 1 hr.  
Pre heat the oven at 180C. 
Take out the marinated paneer and veggies from the refrigerator. 
Now arrange the veggies and the paneer alternatively on toothpick.  
Place them on rack and brush oil. 
Bake for 25 minutes at 180 deg C. While baking turn the toothpicks so that it cooks evenly from all sides. 
After they are cooked place them on plate with lemon wedges, onion rings and green chutney or any tomato sauce. 
Garnish with coriander leaves and Onion Rings and serve hot.