Sunday 15 September 2013

Paneer Tikka Recipe ( Cottage Cheese Snack )

Posted by Veena Karanth at 03:38:00
Paneer tikka is  an excellent starter and is very rich in taste. Different varieties of paneer tikka can be prepared either by roasting on a pan, grilling it or by using a barbeque. The important point to be remembered is that, the paneer ( cottage cheese ) should be extremely fresh for a unique taste.

paneer tikka

How To Prepare Paneer Tikka.

This starter requires around 35 minutes ( 20 minutes dipped in the marinade and 15 minutes for roasting.)

Ingredients For Paneer Tikka.

First of all the paneer pieces should be dipped in the marinade.

Ingredients For The Marinade.

  • Hung curd - 1/2 cup.
  • Besan ( gram flour / bengal gram flour )  - 1 tsp.
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp.
  • Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp.
  • Salt  - as required.
  • Garam Masala powder - 1/2 tsp.
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp.
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp.
  • Carom seeds ( ajwain ) - 1/2 tsp.
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
  • Paneer pieces - 250 Gms.
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

Other Ingredients.

  • Capsicum - 1
  • Onion - 1.
  • Tomato - 1.
  • Chaat Masala - 1 tsp.
  • Butter or oil for brushing.

Method To Make Paneer Tikka.

hotel style paneer tikka

  • Take a big mixing bowl and add hung curds, besan, salt, lemon juice, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, carom seeds, garam masala, ginger - garlic paste, and pepper powder  into it.
  • Now toss in paneer pieces, capsicum pieces, tomato, and onion. Chop it in square shaped pieces of around 1 inch.
  • Set this marinade aside for 20 - 30 minutes.
  • Take the skewers and thread a paneer piece, a capsicum, an onion, a tomato and repeat the procedure systematically into all the skewers.
  • Grill or roast it in a heated barbeque.
  • After a few minutes brush oil or butter and re - roast it again till the vegetables are lightly brown.
  • Sprinkle chaat masala powder evenly all over it 

Your spicy Paneer tikka is ready to be served.!!!

paneer tikka recipe

Kitchen Masti Points .

  1. This snack goes best with pudina chutney. ( refer to the third type in that recipe )
  2. This starter tastes best when it is hot.
  3. You can increase the amount of red chilli powder if you wish to have it more spicy.

Also Read :

Paneer Quesadilla Recipe

Paneer Quesadilla Recipe

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