Mint Paneer Tikka (Write For Us Contest Entry - 13)

Paneer Tikka is the most lovable appetizer among vegetarian people. It is an exotic kabab made of In...

Paneer Tikka is the most lovable appetizer among vegetarian people. It is an exotic kabab made of Indian Cottage Cheese, marinated for 2-3 hrs and then cooked in the tandoor. Mint Paneer Tikka is all time favorite kabab by all the age-groups.


Ingredients:
  • Paneer(Cottage Cheese) - 250 grams
  • Ginger-garlic paste - Half tablespoon
  • Yogurt/Curd - 2 tablespoons
  • Turmeric powder – Half teaspoon
  • Garam masala - Half tablespoon
  • Salt - As per taste
  • Pepper powder - One-fourth teaspoon
  • Carom seeds(ajwain) - 2 teaspoons
  • Dry Mint Powder (Pudina powder) - One and half teaspoons
  • Egg - 1(optional)
  • Gram flour (besan)- 3 tablespoons
  • Cream/Malai - Half cup
  • Oil - For basting
  • Capsicum - 1(de-seed and cut into cubes)
  • Tomato - 1(de-seed and cut into cubes)
  • Onion - 1(cut into cubes)

Preparation:

Mix ginger-garlic paste, curd, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt, pepper powder, carom seeds, mint powder, egg, gram-flour, cream in a large bowl. Whisk it nicely.
Marinate paneer pieces and veggies in it for 2-3 hrs.


Roast the paneer pieces in an electric tandoor or over a charcoal grill for 6-7 minutes. Keep basting with oil in between, cook till paneer and veggies are cooked evenly from all the sides.


Transfer to a serving plate, arrange the veggies and paneer pieces in the tooth-pick. Sprinkle little chaat masala on the top. Serve hot.


Serving Options:

Serve them with mint chutney, onion rings and lemon wedges.

Author: Shruti Dhingra Wahi

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  1. yummy delicious and amazing clicks

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  2. oh la la this is my kind of dish. and amazing lovely pic and wow just wow.. the taste of marinated pieces is wonderful..

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  3. WOW Lavi ....Thanks for posting my entry :-)

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    1. Pleasure is mine Shruti. It's a yummy recipe :)

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  4. Wow ! mouthwatering here...
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  5. Nice and flavourful appetizer..lovely recipe!!

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  6. yummy recipe... hey lavanya.. what if we do not have a tandoor.. can these paneer pieces be fried?

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    1. As Shruti said you can do shallow fry on non-stick pan with little oil :)

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  7. @ Supriya ...if you don't have tandoor you can do shallow fry on non-stick pan with little oil.

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  8. yummy yummy!!! Feel like tasting this now:)

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