Tandoori Paneer Tikka

Tandoori Paneer Tikka

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तंदूरी पनीर टिक्का - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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The focus of this authentic tandoori preparation is the marinade, so pay due attention to it. Worry not if you do not have a tandoor or grill; simply cook the tikkas on a greased tava!

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Tandoori Paneer Tikka recipe - How to make Tandoori Paneer Tikka

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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To Be Mixed Into A Marinade
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp roasted and ground cumin seeds (jeera)
3/4 cup fresh curds (dahi)
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp black peppercorns (kalimirch) powder
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf) powder
3/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/3 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
a few strands saffron (kesar) strands , dissolved in 1 tbsp milk

Other Ingredients
12 paneer (cottage cheese) cut into 50 mm. (2”) cubes
1 tbsp oil for cooking
1 tsp chaat masala
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  1. Combine the paneer and marinade in a bowl, toss gently and keep aside to marinate for atleast ½ hour.
  2. On a satay stick ,arrange 3 pieces of paneer. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more stays.
  3. Heat a non- stick tava and cook the satays on a medium flame using oil till he paneer is light brown in colour from all sides. Serve immediately sprinkled with chaat masala and coriander.

Handy tip

  1. Alternatively,grill the paneer tikkas on a tandoor or barbeque grill till light brown in colour from all sides.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy177 cal
Protein6.1 g
Carbohydrates11.2 g
Fiber2.1 g
Fat11.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A220.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C2.5 mg
Folic Acid22.1 mcg
Calcium149 mg
Iron0.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium17.5 mg
Potassium137.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 15 Apr 18 11:06 PM

Two questions ma''am. 1. Normally it requires hung curd. But this recipe is with normal curd. 2. Can I use ready made barbeque masala instead of masala suggested by you.
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Tarla Dalal    Hello, If you wish to use thick curd then you can follow this recipe https://www.tarladalal.com/Paneer-Tikka-How-To-Make-Paneer-Tikka-Recipe-2908r You can use ready made barbeque masala.
Edited after original posting.
16 Apr 18 10:10 AM
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 17 Jun 17 09:10 AM

What temperature should I use to grill it on a charcoal grill? For how long?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, You can grill till black spots appear on all the sides, while rotating it in between. This might take 3 to 4 minutes to cook.
19 Jun 17 04:48 PM
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 27 Oct 16 07:28 PM

Hello mam. Nice recipie. I will try it soon. I have a microwave which has both grill and convention mode. I wanted to know on which mode should i cook the tikkas on grill mode or in convention mode?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Asha, Use the grill mode or you can cook it on a tava as we have done..
28 Oct 16 08:48 AM
BuddingChefAsha    Thanks for your reply mam. What will be the temperature and time setting for the grill mode? I would be making this recipie for 4 people, so please help me with the time and temperature setting mam
29 Oct 16 12:09 PM
Tarla Dalal    Hi, You can grill it at 200 for 10 minutes or so , but keep checking them.
29 Oct 16 12:22 PM
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 24 Oct 16 05:50 PM

Paneer tikka i love very much this one so testy.
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 21 Oct 16 11:45 AM

Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 08 Oct 16 10:07 AM

Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 14 Aug 16 10:18 AM

Awesome thanks for your golden tips it really worked.i made it really lips smaking
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Tarla Dalal    We''re glad to know that you loved the recipe. Do try more recipes from our website and share your valuable feedback with us.
16 Aug 16 12:18 PM
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 19 Jul 16 06:25 PM

I tried the recipe but cheese became hard plz tell me suggestion to improve it thanks a lot
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Hezal, Make sure the paneer you use is fresh and soft. As it is cooked on a tava , paneer cannot get hard. Make sure you serve it immediately.
20 Jul 16 08:38 AM
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 03 Jul 16 04:46 PM

Tandoori Paneer Tikka
 on 23 Jun 16 12:06 PM

It''s good and simple and i love it tooo??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Poojitha , we are delighted you loved the Tandoori Paneer Tikka recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
23 Jun 16 03:19 PM
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