by Tarla Dalal
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paneer tikka recipe | restaurant style paneer tikka | microwave paneer tikka | tandoori paneer tikka |
paneer tikka is a Punjabi delicacy is one of the most popular starters in Indian restaurants. Learn how to make microwave paneer tikka.
Cottage cheese and capsicum are marinated in a mix of classic Indian spices, strung into skewer sticks, and usually cooked in a wood-fired tandoor to make restaurant style paneer tikka . However, in your kitchen, it can be cooked simply on a tava or oven. Easier still, we have made it within minutes using the microwave !
To make paneer tikka, combine the curds, ginger paste, garlic paste, chilli powder, kasuri methi, garam masala, coriander, oil and salt and mix well prepare a marinade for the paneer tikka. Add the paneer and capsicum to it and keep aside for 15 minutes. To make the paneer tikka, arrange the marinated paneer and capsicum pieces in a shallow glass dish and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Serve the paneer tikka hot, sprinkled with the chaat masala.
The tandoori paneer tikka tastes awesome with pudina chutney. You can serve it alone or with a platter of tandoori starters. You can also use it to make delectable snacks like the Paneer Tikka Sub Sandwich or Paneer Tikka Wrap.
Make a main course out of it, such as the Paneer Tikka Masala, which can be enjoyed with naan and roti. Use it innovatively to make more dishes like pulaos, sizzlers and kathi rolls.
The paneer and curd in microwave paneer tikka are a good source of protein, phosphorus and calcium which strengthen our bones and the capsicum adds in a dose of antioxidants to keep the body cells healthy. Those watching calorie and fat count closely, can substitute full fat paneer and curd with their low fat counterparts. Learn how to make Low Fat Paneer and Low Fat Curd.
Tips for paneer tikka. 1. Use fresh paneer for this recipe, else the paneer might break while inserting on the skewers. 2. This recipe needs thick curd so the marinade coats the paneer and capsicum well. Even hung curd is a wise choice for this recipe. 3. Remember to serve it immediately.
Enjoy paneer tikka recipe | restaurant style paneer tikka | microwave paneer tikka | tandoori paneer tikka | with video and recipe below.
- Combine the curds, ginger paste, garlic paste, chilli powder, kasuri methis, garam masala, coriander, oil and salt and mix well prepare a marinade for the paneer tikka
- Add the paneer and capsicum to it and keep aside for 15 minutes.
- To make the paneer tikka, arrange the marinated paneer and capsicum pieces in a shallow galss dish and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
- Serve the paneer tikka hot, sprinkled with the chaat masala.
Paneer Tikkas Video by Tarla Dalal
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