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.
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Paneer cubes - 2 cups
Green Bell Pepper/Capsicum 1 no
Tomato 1 no
(Cut Paneer and Veggies into 1” square pieces)
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.
Sugar 1/2 tsp.
Salt to taste
Chat masala 3 pinches
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.
Take a bowl, add besan mixture, curd, red chili powder, gram masala, sugar, mustard paste and salt.
Heat one teaspoon of oil, add turmeric powder in it. Add it to above mixture. Blend whole thing very well.
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.
Soak the satay sticks in the cold water for 1/2 an hour.
Arrange the marinated vegetables and Paneer on a skewer. Grill it in a tawa/skillet, until slightly golden brown.
Sprinkle with chaat masala, coriander leaves and lemon juice over the Paneer Tikka and serve as appetizer.