Paneer Tikka, How To Make Paneer Tikka Recipe

Paneer Tikka, How To Make Paneer Tikka Recipe

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Paneer Tikkas are cottage cheese and capsicum cubes marinated in tandoori spices. To get thick curds, hang the curds in a muslin cloth and drain out the liquid. This takes about 15 to 20 minutes. Approximately 1 cup of curds will give you ½ cup of thick curds.

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Paneer Tikka, How To Make Paneer Tikka Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 7 tikkas
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2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into 50 mm. (2”) cubes
1/2 cup capsicum , cut into 50 mm. (2”) cubes
1/2 cup thick curds (dahi)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
5 tsp oil for greasing and cooking
1 tsp chaat masala

For Serving
Phudina chutney

  1. Combine the curds, besan, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, dry fenugreek leaves, garam masala, coriander, salt and 2 tsp of oil in a bowl and mix well till the mixture is smooth.
  2. Add the paneer cubes and capsicum cubes, toss well and keep aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Thread a piece of paneer followed by capsicum and finally by one more piece of paneer on a tooth pick.
  4. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 6 more tikkas.
  5. Grease a non-stick tava (griddle) with 2 tsp of oil.
  6. Place the prepared tikkas on the tava (griddle) and cook on a medium flame, using the remaining 1 tsp oil till they are golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Sprinkle a little chaat masala over the tikkas.
  8. Serve immediately with pudhina chutney.
Nutrient values per tikka
Energy179 cal
Protein6.7 g
Carbohydrates5.7 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat14.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A279.5 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.3 mg
Vitamin B2-0.4 mg
Vitamin B3-0.3 mg
Vitamin C15.3 mg
Folic Acid4 mcg
Calcium230.4 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.5 mg
Potassium29.4 mg
Zinc0 mg
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Paneer Tikkas
 on 30 Apr 12 11:39 AM

Panner marinated in a curd base and then cooked on a tave tastes great. Capsicums have a nice crunch to them. Very healthy!!!