Paneer Tikka


Ingredients (Translation)

1/4 kg Paneer cut into cubes
1 big spoon Curd
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
Salt to taste
Ghee or oil- for greasing
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
2 tsp Crushed kasuri methi
¼ tsp Ajwain
Red orange color- a pinch
1 Big capsicum cut into trianges
1 Big tomato cut into triangles
1 Big onion (optional, i didnt use)

Mix all ingredients except paneer, capsicum, tomato and onion.

Prick the paneer pieces using toothpick and add it to the mixture. Refrigerate for at least two hours.

Remove and micro high for around 4 to 5 minutes in a microwave safe strainer.

Grease it with ghee or oil and grill it for 7 to 8 minutes along with the other vegetable pieces, but remove the vegetable pieces after 2 to 3 minutes. Arrange the tikka as follows in a toothpick, first capsicum, tomato, onion, paneer, onion, tomato and finally capsicum. Prepare all pieces like this. You can even change the order, but always keep the paneer in the centre.

Spread some chat masala powder on it.

Your tasty paneer tikka is ready. Serve hot with some tomato sauce.

This is my entry to Srivalli's Microwave Snacks Event.

17 comments:

Rohini's kitchen said...

Paneer Tikka looks awesome!!

Swaroopa said...

wow gr8 recipe! but i might try it on a grill or in oven.

Asha said...

WOW! Did these in the MW? They look delicious:)

TBC said...

Healthy snack/appetizer!

Kribha said...

Really, can we make this in MW? wow... never thought about it before. Looks so yummy. Got to try it.

Padma said...

That looks delectable ! would love to grab one from that platter

Rina said...

Good recipe of Paneer

Srivalli said...

that looks real cool..thanks for the great entry

Easyindianfood said...

Thanks Rohini, Swaroopa, Asha, TBC, Rina and Srivalli for your comments.

Do try it out Kribha.

You can have the entire plate dear Padma

A kitchen scientist & a white rat hubby!!! said...

nice snack...new idea!!

CommonDialog said...

Can I ask a dumb question? What's curd? Is that yogurt?

easycrafts said...

Thanks a kitchen scientist....

Yes, commondialog...both are same. but yogurt has a longer shelf life.

Mona said...

Good one

Madhavi said...

I like this paneer tikka.I like the idea of using a toothpick.will try it very soon.
Madhavi

Sahil said...

in the process....the mixture tastes very good...thanx

soumya said...

ohh dat luk so delicius aah..but ya i hav a quetion regarding MW is it really possible 2 cuk panner tikka in it i mean i cudn't find a proper setting for these kinda food (paneer tikka , chicken tikka,chily panner).. i often screwed up..in some recipes ppl talk about convection and in the other dey go with grill isn't it confusing

EC said...

Thanks Mona, Madhavi, Sahil

Thanks Soumya..There is no particular setting in my MW..I use the grill setting for it

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