Paneer Tikka-the spice blast

Paneer tikka needs no introduction. It’s that same snack that is always available at Indian weddings. It is used as the favorite appetizer by everyone.

Paneer TIkka

Paneer tikka originated in North-India. It requires a strong game of spices. The perfect blend of the ingredients is what makes the tikka lip-smacking. There are many versions of this dish available but this version is easiest to make.

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Recipe of Paneer Tikka

Ingredients

  • Panner(cottage cheese) – 250 gm
  • Yogurt – 2 cups
  • Vegetables(onion and capsicum) – 2 cups (square shaped)
  • Garam masala – 2 tbsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tbsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder – 1 tbsp
  • Dried mango powder(amchur) – 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – accordingly
Paneer Tikka

Method

Marination

  • Take a large bowl and beat the yogurt in it.
  • Add all the powdered spices and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Now, add the cubed paneer and vegetables.
  • Cover it and keep it in the refrigerator for about 1-2 hours.

Cooking

  • Take wooden skewers and keep them in water so that they don’t burn.
  • Next, start placing the pieces of vegetables and paneer one by one.
  • You can use 2 methods to cook.

First one :

  • Take a grilling pan and brush it with some oil.
  • Keep the skewers in the pan and keep turning them to cook from all sides.

Second one :

  • Take the skewers and place them directly to the stove.
  • Cook them from all the sides until it gets roasted.

Your paneer tikka is ready. Serve it with mint chutney.

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