Paneer Tikka

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Submitted: May 27, 2015
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 15-20 mins
Cooking Time: 15-20 mins
Servings: 4-6 | 100 kcal

Paneer tikka…a very popular north Indian recipe…one of the best vegetarian tikkas ever…can be served as a starter or as a snack too…and is one of the best option for vegetarian barbecue.

Required ingredients

500 grams paneer/cottage cheese - cut into cubes

For marinade

  • 1/2 cup hung yoghurt
  • 1-2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp tandoori masala - optional
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Oil

Directions & How to

  • Combine all the ingredients listed for marination in a bowl. Blend it well and prepare the marinade.
  • Add paneer cubes and mix well. Cover the bowl, refrigerate it and leave it to marinate for 6-8 hours, preferably over night.
  • Cook it in electric tandoor or charcoal grill till done. You can even fry it in a frying  pan or grill pan using little oil.
  • Serve hot with fresh salad and green chutney.

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