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Paneer Tikka

Every lavish Indian dinner party is sure to have some tikkas. Paneer, capsicum and onions marinated in a yogurt based marinade. Skewered and grilled till brown.

Paneer TikkaPaneer Tikka


:Aditya Bal

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Recipe Cook Time

:1 Hour 20 Minutes

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  • 1/2 kg paneer

    1 tomato

    1 onion

    1 capsicum

    Marinade for paneer tikka:

    1/2 Tbsp cumin seeds

    1/2 Tbsp coriander seeds

    1 brown cardamom

    10 green cardamom

    1/2 Tbsp cloves

    1/2 Tbsp black pepper

    2 star anise 2 pieces

    1/2 Tbsp shahee zeera

    3 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste

    2 tsp turmeric powder

    2 tsp red chilli powder

    2 tsp coriander powder

    2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder

    2 Tbsp refined oil

    1/2 lime

    1/2 Tbsp dry mango powder

    1/2 Tbsp chaat masaala

    2 green chilli, chopped

    100 gms whisked curd

    1/2 Tbsp garam masala

    Coriander leaves, chopped

    Mint leaves, chopped


Marination for paneer tikka:

Dry roast and pound cumin seeds, coriander seeds, brown cardamom, green cardamom, cloves, black pepper, star anise and shahee zeera in a mortar and pestle.

In a bowl add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, kashmiri chilli powder, refined oil, coriander leaves chopped, mint leaves chopped, lime, dry mango powder, chaat masala, green chilli, whisked curd and hara masala. Mix them all.

For grilling paneer tikka:

In a tray spread some paneer cubes, julienne onion, capsicum and tomatoes.

Mix the masala in the tray. Marinate the paneer cubes.

Skewer the tikkas for roasting.

Now keep the marinated paneer tikkas in the fridge for 45 minutes.

Then grill the tikkas till cooked.

Serve the paneer tikka hot.

Key Ingredients: Cottage Cheese, Onion, Capsicum, Cumin Seeds, Coriander Seeds, Black Pepper, Ginger, Garlic, Red Chilli, Coriander Leaves




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