Paneer Tikka – Bite size chunks of Home made cheese & peppers marinated in curd & mustard oil, grilled.

Prep: 15mins
Cook: 15mins
Number of Portions: 3



  • Paneer – 500 gms
  • Salt – ½tsp
  • Chilly powder – ½tsp
  • Onion & peppers diced – 2 cups
  • Chaat Masala – a generous pinch
  • Wooden skewers – few


  • Hung curd – ½cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Coriander Chopped – handful

For Dip

  • Mustard oil – 4 tbsp
  • Carom Seeds (ajwain) – 2 tsp
  • Green chilly chopped – 2 tsp
  • Ginger chopped – 2 tsp
  • Gram flour (besan) – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric – 3/4 tsp


  • Cut the paneer into 1.5”x1.5” cubes. Sprinkle salt and chilly powder and keep paneer in a warm place for 15min. If paneer releases any water remove it. In a separate bowl whisk together hing curd, salt, ginger garlic paste and chopped coriander. In a separate pan heat mustard oil to high heat. Immediately add ajwain, green chilly and ginger, stir for few seconds. Turn off the heat and add besan and turmeric. Stir for a minute or till besan turns into a light brown colour. Immediately add this tempering to the curd marinade and whisk it. Apply this marinade on the paneer, diced onions and peppers. Using wooden skewers, alternatively skewer paneer cube, onion & pepper cube and repeat. Do this till all of the paneer is used. Heat a grill pan & lightly oil it. Place the skewer and cook on all sides till it gets a good colour. Remove sprinkle chaat masala and serve. Note – you can soak the wooden skewers in water for 2 hours before using them. This way they will not burn while cooking.


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