Paneer chunks are marinated with spices and curd and grilled in a tandoor or tawa to prepare this popular paneer recipe. an adapted recipe from the popular chicken tikka recipe for non-meat eaters or paneer lovers.
Paneer Tikka is one of the favorite dishes for people who are fond of eating outside the house. It is generally used as a starter. Paneer Tikka is made in many ways. The matter of paneer tikka available in hotels and Dhaba’s is different. Paneer
Tikka is normally baked in a tandoor, which is why people avoid making it at home. But if you want, you can easily make it at home even without a tandoor. Paneer is rich in proteins, and in such a way this recipe apart from being tasty also benefits the body to some extent.
Along with paneer, capsicum and other vegetables and fruits are used to make paneer tikka. If you also want to eat hotel-like paneer tikka, then definitely try this recipe at home.
The method of preparing this dish is very simple. It does not take much time to prepare this dish. This spicy delicious dish is loved by everyone in vegetarian food recipes. Its velvety texture, orange color, appetizing aroma, and cheesy taste whet our appetite.
1. ½ cup curd, thick
2. ½ tsp turmeric
3. 1 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder / red chili powder
4. ½ tsp coriander powder
5. ¼ tsp cumin powder
6. ½ tsp garam masala
7. ½ tsp kasoori methi
8. ½ tsp chaat masala
9.1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
10. ¼ tsp ajwain/carom seeds
11. 2 tsp gram flour, dry roasted
12. 1 tbsp lemon juice
13. Salt, as per taste
14. 3 tsp oil
1. ½ onion, petals
2. ½ capsicum, red and green
3. 5 cubes of paneer
Step 1 – firstly, in a large bowl take ½ cup thick curd.
Step 2 – further add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chili powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ½ tsp kasoori methi, ½ tsp chaat masala, 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, and ¼ tsp ajwain.
Step 3 – further add 2 tbsp roasted gram flour, 1 tbsp lemon juice, and salt.
Step 4 – Mix until all the spices are well combined with the curd.
Step 5 – Now add ½ onion petals, ½ thickly sliced capsicum (red and green), and 5 cubes of paneer.
Step 6 – also, add 1 tsp oil.
Step 7 – Mix gently to coat the vegetables well.
Step 8 – further, marinate, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Step 9 – After marination, put marinated paneer, capsicum, and onion on wooden skewers.
Step 10 – further, roast it on a hot Tawa or grill it in an oven or tandoor.
Step 11 – Also, spread a tsp of oil over the tikka.
Step 12 – Fry on medium heat and keep turning in between.
Step 13- Roast on all sides, making sure it does not burn.
Step 14- Finally, sprinkle some chaat masala and serve paneer tikka immediately.
How many calories does one Paneer Tikka Masala have?
“Gits Paneer Tikka Masala (1 serving) has 9 g total carbs, 5 g net carbs, 17 g fat, 11 g protein, and 230 calories.”
1. Small pieces of paneer are shown in this recipe. Large pieces of paneer can also be made as per choice.
2 Use cream cheese and the result of the dish will be good.
3. Do not over-fry the paneer to keep it flexible.
4. Ghee or butter can also be added to make the rasa more palatable.
5. Keep the rasa (gravy) thick. Do not dilute the density of Rasa at all.
6. In the absence of cream, milk can be used.
7. Butter available in the market contains salt. Keep in mind the balance of taste while adding salt.
8. In the absence of Kashmiri chili, suitable food color can also be used to color the tikka.