Tandoori Paneer Tikas

Tandoori Paneer Tikas

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The Indian answer to barbecues, an irresistible paneer tikka made of paneer, capsicum, onions and tomatoes marinated in a slightly spicy tandoori marinade.

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Tandoori Paneer Tikas recipe - How to make Tandoori Paneer Tikas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 6. (6 )
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For the tikas
2 cups paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes
1 cup onion cubes
1 cup capsicum cubes
1 cup tomato cubes
1 tbsp oil

To be mixed into a tandoori marinade
1/4 cup curds (dahi), beaten
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/4 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/4 tsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 drops of red colour (optional)
salt to taste
    Main Procedure
  1. Marinate the paneer, onions, capsicum and tomato for about 20 minutes and then arrange on skewers.
  2. Cook on barbeque for a few minutes. Alternatively, you could use the grill option of the oven or even just use a tava (griddle).
  3. When the edges turn golden brown, remove from the skewer and serve hot with a chutney of your choice.


Caramelized Rum and Raisin Ice-cream ( Italian) 
Green Chutney (Chaat) 
Sicilian Orange Almond Cake 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy197 cal
Protein7.6 g
Carbohydrates9.1 g
Fiber1 g
Fat14.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A378.7 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.3 mg
Vitamin B2-0.4 mg
Vitamin B3-0.3 mg
Vitamin C41.1 mg
Folic Acid8.4 mcg
Calcium273.1 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium5.4 mg
Potassium73.9 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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