paneer-tikka
paneer-tikka

When we hear the word Tikka well our taste buds starts to tickle. For someone like me spicy foods are like burst of heaven in my mouth. We all love to gulp down amazing food from the best of restaurants that serve it but every time outside food doesn’t have a great effect on our body. So there is a great way to prepare delicious Paneer Tikka recipe at home. If we see the history of our very delicious Paneer Tikka then it is absolutely typically desi dish. Made with chunks of paneer which is well marinated in spices and then grilled on a tandoor, it is a great dish to enjoy. The smokiness of the tikka just makes our taste buds do the happy dance. It is delightful and exotic preparation and a really good dish to serve to guests at formal occasions or parties. The tasty paneer tikkas we get at the hotels has such nice complexity of flavours but when you want to have homemade paneer tikkas you can easily make it at home by easily following the paneer tikkas recipe. Paneer tikkas masala is a great meal in taste and your family and kids especially would love to have it.

So why not prepare the heavenly dish. Let’s begin!

Watch the step by step Video Recipe in Hindi (with English subtitles)

 

Yummy and tasty: PANEER TIKKA

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • Bell pepper red, yellow, green: A little cut into big cubes
  • Onion: 1nos layers cut into big size pieces
  • Paneer: 500gms cut into big cubes
  • Curd: 1 bowl without water
  • Garam masala: 1tbs
  • Ginger-garlic paste: 1tbs
  • Cumin powder: 1tbs
  • Salt: 1tbs
  • Chaat masala: 1tbs
  • 10. Red chili powder: 1tbs

Method:

Step 1: Preparing the marination

In a bowl put the curd in and add ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, chaat masala and garam masala and mix it well.

Step 2: Coating the ingredients

Now add the diced bell peppers and onion and mix it well so it is coated well. Add the paneer cubes as well and mix with light hands.

Cover with a film and keep in the refrigerator for 1 hour at least. After an hour take it out and mix again.

Step 3: Putting on skewers and grilling them

Now place the paneer pieces and bell peppers in the skewers in an organized way and place on a tray and grill in a pre heated oven on 200 degrees for 20mins.

It’s about done so take it out and plate them. Serve them well with dipping and enjoy.

Now, serve hot with sauce and chutneys of your choice and enjoy.

Notes:

  1. Veggies and paneer should be cut in big cubes so it slides on the skewers nicely.
  2. Refrigerating it after marinating helps the spices to go inside the paneer so it tastes great.
  3. Pre heating the oven is a nice tip to follow so the tikkas are grilled nicely.

A plate full of good food can win almost anybody’s heart. Well at least mine definitely. Just kidding! But serving good food is a very satisfying feeling when people just enjoy munching on your handmade yummy delicacies and who doesn’t like tikkas? Well I absolutely love it. And it’s a great alternative for the vegetarians. You can absolutely make this great Paneer tikkas at home and enjoy well with your family as it’s healthier than the market variants. So Happy Cooking people!

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