Tandoori paneer with onion & capsicum rings

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
250 gms Paneer cut into 1" cubes

2 Capsicums

1 tsp Lemon juice

3/4 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Red chilli powder

1/4 tsp Red color

1 tbsp Oil

1/4 Black salt

1/4 tsp Salt

2 tsp Tandoori Masala

1 1/2" Ginger

2-3 Green chillies

1 tsp Cumin seeds

3-4 flakes Garlic


  • Cut paneer pieces into 1" square and keep aside. Grind garlic, jeera and green chillies to a thick paste. Try not to add water while grinding. Add salt, chilli powder and lemon juice to the paste. Add little red color and mix well.
  • Apply 3/4 of this paste nicely on all the paneer pieces. And keep the left over paste aside. Grill this paneer on a greased wire rack and grill for 10 minutes till it is dry and slightly crispy. Keep aside till serving time.
  • At serving time, heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Fry onion and capsicum rings for a few minutes till onions turn transparent. Now add ginger paste and few drops of lemon juice. Add black salt and adjust the salt too. Add paneer pieces.
  • Sprinkle tandoori masala. Toss it for few minutes till the paneer turns soft and is mixed well with masala. Serve immediately.


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