Achari Paneer Tikka Recipe

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Achari Paneer Tikka
How To Make Achari Paneer Tikka
  • Chef: Bikram - Desi Vibes CP
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Achari Paneer Tikka Recipe: Your favourite tikka flavoured with tangy spices. Achar is basically pickle which is often accompanies Indian food. This recipe of achaari paneer tikka is an ideal appetizer for a dinner party or a get-together with friends and family. A special tricolor tikka recipe for Republic day, curated exclusively by Chef Bikram of Desi Vibes.

Ingredients of Achari Paneer Tikka

  • 2 tsp pickle gravy
  • 250 gms paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1/2 tsp onion seeds (Kalonji)
  • 1/4 cup hung curd
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • to taste salt
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • A few sprigs fresh mint (pudina)

How to Make Achari Paneer Tikka

  • 1.Dry roast coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds till fragrant. Set aside to cool.
  • 2.Place hung curd in a bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, mustard powder, pickle gravy, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • 3.Crush the roasted spices in a mortar with the pestle. Add a little of the crushed spices to the yogurt and mix well.
  • 4.Cut cottage cheese into 1 inch cubes and add to the curd mixture and mix well so that all the cottage pieces are well coated. Let them marinate for around 15 minutes.
  • 5.Heat oil in a non stick pan. String the cottage cheese cubes onto satay sticks and place them in the pan.
  • 6.Cook, rotating the sticks, so that the cottage cheese cubes get evenly cooked all around.
  • 7.Arrange them on a serving plate, garnish with mint sprig and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: pickle gravy, paneer (cottage cheese), coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds (methi dana), onion seeds (Kalonji), hung curd, ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, mustard powder, turmeric powder, oil, fresh mint (pudina)