Tandoori Paneer


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Very-very testy when it is hot. You can serve it with coriander and green chili chutney.

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Makes 6 servings
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150 gms paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes
25 of ginger (adrak)
1 to 3 green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1 capsicum cut into fine rings
few drops of orange colour
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp lemon juice

  1. Combine the garlic, ginger, cumin seeds and green chilies and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  2. Add the salt, chilli powder and lemon juice to the paste and add orange colour and mix well.
  3. Apply 3/4 of this paste nicely on all the sides of the paneer pieces.
  4. Keep the left over paste aside.
  5. At the time of serving, keep this paneer in a greased dish and grill for 10 minutes or till it is dry and crisp.
  6. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add the onions and saute for few minutes.
  7. Add the left over paste and few drops of lemon juice, salt and paneer pieces and mix well.
  8. Sprinkle tandoori masala.
  9. Serve immediately.
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This recipe was contributed by RICH123 on 08 Aug 2011

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