Paneer Tikka Recipe

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Paneer Tikka
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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.

Ingredients of Paneer Tikka

  • 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
  • Salt
  • 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

How to Make Paneer Tikka

Marination for paneer tikka:
1.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.
2.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:
1.In a tray spread some paneer cubes, julienne onion, capsicum and tomatoes.
2.Mix the masala in the tray. Marinate the paneer cubes.
3.Skewer the tikkas for roasting.
4.Now keep the marinated paneer tikkas in the fridge for 45 minutes.
5.Then grill the tikkas till cooked.
6.Serve the paneer tikka hot.
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