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Paneer Tikka

Servings: 4


Tikka Marinade

  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp kasori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

For the Grill

  • 400g Paneer (1 package, about 1 2/3 cups)
  • 1 large green pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • wooden skewers for grilling


Prep the Grill Ingredients

  • In a large deep dish, soak wooden skewers for at least 2-3 hours before you plan on grilling.
  • Dice the paneer into large cubes, about 1-2 inch square.
  • Dice the veggies into large cubes as well.

Prepare the Marinade

  • Mix all the marinade ingredients in a large bowl till well combined.
  • Add the paneer and veggies. Mix till they are well coated.
  • Let the paneer and veggies marinate for a couple of hours, min 30 mins.

Make and Grill the Skewers

  • When you are ready to grill, heat your BBQ.
  • While the BBQ pre-heats, prepare your skewers. Drain the wooden skewers, and thread the paneer and veggies onto the soaked skewers, alternating the paneer and veggies.
  • Grill a few minutes a side, till they start to develop a light char on all sides.
  • Serve immediately.


Try this with some garlic sourdough naan, and raita.