One go-to ingredient in an Indian household that can be a saviour or many is paneer. From luscious curries such as kadhai paneer or shahi paneer to scrumptious snacks like paneer pakodas or chilli paneer, there are options galore once you have some paneer in your refrigerator. Be it a dinner party or just some tea-time munchies, paneer is a hot favourite for a quick snack. But one snack that steals the show on every menu is the tantalising paneer tikka.
Paneer tikka is a much-loved appetiser among all age groups. Marinated cottage cheese cubes are skewered and grilled on a tandoor to give a range of flavours that are mouth-watering to say the least. And while we love gorging on them, we often pause at the mere thought of cooking them at home. But did you know, it isn't that difficult a task to make paneer tikkas at home? We've got 5 drool-worthy paneer tikka recipes that you can easily try at home. Lockdown or no lockdown, these tikka recipes are sure to come handy to you. Weather planning a party at home or just want to satiate those cravings when nothing is available outside!
Brimming with flavours of a range of spices and a tang of lime with creamy yogurt marinade, this paneer tikka is a perfect appetiser for your snack menu. With a subtle smoky flavour, this can be you next go-to snack. Find the recipe here.
Unlike usual smoky paneer tikka, multani paneer tikka comes with a twist of mushroom and cheese, sautéed in a pool of spices. The mix id spread on paneer slices, dipped in a batter of corn flour or besan, shallow fried till golden brown. Find the recipe here.
If you thought paneer tikka can only be cooked in tandoor, then here's a little surprise for you. Here's a super easy and quick recipe to cook paneer tikka in a microwave within 10 minutes. Simply marinate the paneer slices in a yogurt and spices, and cook in a microwave. Find the recipe here.
Drenched in three different marinades, one with spinach, one with cream cheese and the other with chilli, this tikka recipe has myriad of juicy flavours tucked in paneer cubes. It is tangy, sour, and brimming with a melange of spices. Find the recipe here.
A rich mix of flavours and textures, paneer tikka roll is perfect if you are looking for something delicious and wholesome for your next meal. It is packed with tantalising flavours of chaat masala, ginger-garlic, red chillies and a lot more. Find the recipe here.
(Also Read: 11 Best Paneer Recipes To Try At Home)
Paneer isn't just a versatile ingredient but also a great high-protein vegetarian option. Try these paneer tikka recipe at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.