Sunday, December 16, 2012

How to make Paneer Tikka at home ? / Tandoori Paneer Tikka / Step by Step :

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Tandoori  Paneer  Tikka  is a delicious aromatic dish.  It is an all time favorite vegetarian starter. The recipe is simple yet special..!!
The chunks of paneer has to be marinated  in spices and are arranged on a stick with capsicum , onion, tomato and grilled in oven to crisp. This goes very well with tomato ketchup or mint chutney.
Whenever we went to restaurant, this spicy & delicious cottage cheese had to be one of our favorites..!
Try this flavorful recipe and drop us a word about your tasty experiences..:)
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·      Paneer / Cottage Cheese                 - 300 g
·      Capsicum                                       - 1
·      Onion                                             - 1
·      Tomato                                           - 1
·      Thick yoghurt ( hang in a muslin cloth for 20 mins ) – ½ cup
·      Food color                                      - a pinch
·      Oil                                                 - 1 ½ tbsp
·      Corn flour                                       - 1 tbsp
·      Amchoor pwd                                  - ½ tsp
·      Black salt                                        - ½ tsp
·      Red chilly pwd                                - ½ tsp
·      Tandoori masala pwd                       - 1 tsp
·      Ginger garlic paste                          - 1 tbsp
1.   Add all ingredients of the marinade in a bowl.
2.   Mix well.
3.   Cube paneer into 2 inch squares.
4.   Add paneer to the marinade.
5.   Combine well to coat the paneer pices with the marinade.
6.   Marinate the paneer pieces for 1 to 2 hours.
7.   Chop onion, tomato  and capsicum to triangular shapes.
8.   Put them in the left over marinade and mix well to coat the vegetables.
9.   Grease the wire or grill rack with oil.
10.Arrange marinated paneer,  capsicum, onion, tomato on the bamboo skewers. ( soak bamboo skewers in water alt least for ½ an hour, before using for grill purpose )
11.Pre heat the oven at 200 degree Celsius.
12.Cook the tikkas for 6 to 8 mins.
13.Spoon some melted butter on the tikkas and turn over for even grilling.
14.Cook further for 2 to 3 mins.
15.Remove from oven.
16.Sprinkle chat masala and lemon juice.
17.Serve hot with any dips of your choice.
Hy friends, I am heading out on a small vacation ..will be back soon..
Advanced Merry Christmas to all..:)
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·         Finger Paneer  /  Kadai Paneer


  1. Yes, this is my all time favourite, looking good.

  2. Yumm My Fav tikka ... Really well explained...

  3. looks awesome n mouthwatering...

  4. This is my favorite,mouthwatering.

  5. they look yummy...pls pass to me

  6. None in family eats paneer...I'm gonna try with tofus! :)

    Mouthwatering recipe dear!

  7. Paneer tikka?
    Wow! This looks interesting :)

  8. addict to this.yummy and tempting.send parcel jay!

  9. All time favorite.. Looks yum...

  10. Lovely dish Jay...looking so godd and its a must try recipe...

  11. I think this one is everyone's fav..Looks so yum !

  12. wow....super yummy tikka....

  13. Delicious paneer tikka Jaya.

  14. Mouth watering sticks. Luv it.

  15. Yummy starter...

  16. Tempting and delicious Paneer Tikka..

  17. wow... very tempting and droolworthy!!!! love the color!!!
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  18. Wow jay, this is indeed a perfect Christmas treat..

  19. Paneer tandoor looks spicy and yummy. Very inviting also..

  20. wow...
    looks very tempting dear :)

  21. No wonder why most people love Indian food ! The flavor , texture and color , ahhhhh ! 'nuff said ! :D Oh , throw some of that deliciousness over here , if you please ?! lol

  22. Looks very delicious and tempting.

  23. Looks good! Have a great holiday!

  24. I'll happily have some rite now,very tempting paneer tikka.

  25. This certainly looks delicious

  26. A delicious vegetarian dish, Jay. Thanks for that. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Have a good vacation. See you in the new year!

  27. Paneer tikka looks lovely! Would love to have it :-)

  28. I m not the starter person but this one always charms me away... lovely post Jay

  29. ahhh! my fav! never tried these ! looks awesome!

  30. Colorful,delicious and lip smacking tikkas !

  31. They look so good and well explained..

  32. Yummyyyyyyyyyyyyyy wanna def grab one

  33. Yummy.I am going to make this for my Christmas party.

  34. Super clicks. Looks inviting.
    Forgot to mention you. Your Gobi 65 is an all time favourite in our family. I have blogged about it sometime back. Will try this too

  35. Delicious and yum tandoori paneer!

  36. hi jay, you are always very generous in teaching us your recipes-very detailed step by step and that's so nice of you to take time to do it.
    i sure can see that the paneer tikka looks very delicious with aromatic spices.. i can finish all three sticks in one sitting :) have a nice day

  37. Thanks for sharing... Looks very yummy!

  38. Thanks for sharing... Looks very yummy!

  39. ✿¸.•♪

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    "O segredo do Natal está dentro da gente, reflita e viva-o intensamente."

    (⁀‵⁀,) ✫✫✫
    .•°*”˜˜”*°•.✫✫✫ MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    Boa sexta-feira!
    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos do Brasil.

  40. Oooooooo Wow. Looks great. Thanks.

  41. i was the looking for the same and related info, what you describe on your article. And found you through google search. Its helps me a lots and i understood that you are one of skill article writer/ blogger. I have book marked your blog and hope to visit again to learn more. Thanks for your valuable efforts and time.

  42. Hey Jay. I am making this today. But we don't get yoghurt that can be hung so I just simple yoghurt. Will let u know how it came out

  43. This looks great, check my version of paneer tikka without curd :)


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