Pan fried lehsuni paneer tikka

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Submitted: June 27, 2014
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 15-20 mins
Cooking Time: 15-20 mins
Servings: 6 | 100 kcal

Pan fried lehsuni paneer tikka is a  easy and quick to prepare dish. Marinated chunks of paneer are fried till perfection and served with sauteed veggies. Relish this as an appetiser or serve as a starter and enjoy.

Required ingredients

Main ingredients

  • 500 grams Paneer – cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion – cut into cubes
  • 1 medium firm tomato  - de-seeded and cut into cubes
  • 1 medium capsicum – cut into cubes
  • Oil for frying

 For marinade

  • 1 cup thick yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds- roasted and powdered
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves – kasuri methi
  • 2 tbsp corn flour or roasted gram flour
  • Salt as per taste

Directions & How to

  • Mix all the ingredients to marinate. Keep aside 1 tbsp of it and mix the rest evenly and generously over the paneer.   Mix the remaining 1 tbsp of marinade in the cubed veggies (onion, tomato and capsicum). Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and first shallow fry the paneer cubes on a medium flame till done.
  • Now fry the veggies in a little oil till it changes its color. Don’t overcook it, it should stay crisp.
  • In a serving plate arrange the paneer along with veggies and serve it hot either with tomato sauce or any chutney or dip of your choice.

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