Paneer tikka & paneer tikka masala

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Paneer Tikka is an Indian dish made from chunks of Paneer marinated in spices and grilled in a tandoori. It is a popular dish that is widely available in Indian Restaurants. Chunks of Paneer, are marinated in spices and are then arranged on a stick with capsicums, and tomatoes. These sticks are grilled in a tandoor and the dish is thereafter served hot, seasoned with lemon juice and chaat masala. When Paneer Tikka is served with gravy, it is called Paneer Tikka masala.


Paneer cubes - 2 cups
Green Bell Pepper/Capsicum 1 no
Tomato 1 no
(Cut Paneer and Veggies into 1” square pieces)
Butter 1tsp.
Ajwain 1/4tsp.
Satay bamboo sticks few

For the Marinade

Ginger pastes 1 tbsp.
Mustard paste 1/2 tsp.
Thick Yogurt 1/4 cup
Kashmiri Red chili powder 1 tsp.
Gram masala 1 tsp.
Turmeric Powder 1/4tsp.
Lemon juice 2tsp.
Besan 1 tsp.
Corn flour 1tbsp.
Oil 1tbsp.
Sugar 1/2 tsp.
Salt to taste

For Garnish

Coriander leaves
Lemon Juice
Chat masala 3 pinches


Step 1:

Heat the butter in a pan, put Ajwain, besan flour. Roast it till you get nutty flavor. Mix it with corn flour. Add little water and Blend it well. Keep aside.

Step 2:

Take a bowl, add besan mixture, curd, red chili powder, gram masala, sugar, mustard paste and salt.

Step 3:

Heat one teaspoon of oil, add turmeric powder in it. Add it to above mixture. Blend whole thing very well.

Step 4:

Mix Paneer cubes, capsicum cubes and tomato cubes into the marinade mixture. Mix it very well. And leave it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Step 5:

Soak the satay sticks in the cold water for 1/2 an hour.

Step 6:

Arrange the marinated vegetables and Paneer on a skewer. Grill it in a tawa/skillet, until slightly golden brown.

Step 7:

Sprinkle with chaat masala, coriander leaves and lemon juice over the Paneer Tikka and serve as appetizer.

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Posted the 24/10/2012, 15:17

Seems delicious..

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