Paneer Tikka

Paneer tikka is an Indian dish made from chunks of paneer marinated in spices and grilled in a tandoor.

Objective: Learn how to make Paneer Tikka:

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes

Total time: 25-30 minutes

Servings: 4-5

Cuisine: Indian

Watch the video here for step by step preparation

Video Duration: 10:57 minutes

Paneer Tikka

Ingredients:

Recipe Specific Ingredients:

Cottage Cheese: 500 Gms

Capsicum: 2

Onion: 1

Tomatos: 2

Gram Flour: 2 spoons

Spice Ingredients:

Carom Seeds: 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp

Pepper Corn: 1 tsp

Garlic & Coriander Paste

Coriander Leaves

Hung Curd

Basic Ingedients:

Salt: 1 tsp (as per taste)

Kashmiri Red chilly Powder: 2 tsp

Mustard Oil: 1 spoon for cooking

Image showing Cheese pieces added with salt and red chilly powder
Image showing Batter for Paneer tikka
Image Showing skewed Cheese for Tikka
Image showing Paneer Tikka
Image showing Paneer Tikka ready to serve

How to Prepare for making Paneer Tikka:

Wash the cottage Cheese with warm water.

Cut it into thick pieces.

Sprinkle some salt and Red Chilly Powder on the cheese.

Keep it aside for 15-20 minutes. let the water drain from the cottage cheese.

Chop the green chilies to small pieces.

Chop Tomatoes, onions and simla Mirch to dices.

How to make Batter for Paneer Tikka:

Take 3 spoons of hung curd in a bowl.

Add 1/2 tsp of salt, 1/2 tsp Red Chilly Powder, Chopped Green Chilies, Coriander Leaves and mix well.

Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan

Add 1/2 tsp of Carom Seeds, Ginger Garlic Paste and saute it well.

Add 1/2 tspp salt and 1/2 tsp of red chilly powder to it and mix well.

Now add tsp of gram flour to it and mix well again. Saute it.

Add this to the Batter and mix well.

How to make

Add the diced slices of Tomatoes, Onions and Capsicum to the batter.

Mix well to marinate it.

Now addd the cheese pieces to it and marinate the cheese pieces. take care not to break the cheese pieces.

Add freshly powdered Pepper corns (1 tsp ) to it.

Skew the Cheese and the Dices.

Now preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

Grill it for 20-25 minutes.

It is ready to serve.

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