Saturday, 11 May 2013

Tawa fried Paneer Tikka

Famous Punjabi starter – Cubes of Paneer and vegetables soaked in spice, tangy marinade and then cooked to perfection....


300 gm Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
1/2 each red-green-yellow bellpeppers
1 onion

For Marinade:

3/4 cup hung curd
A pinch turmeric powder
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp dry mango powder (amchoor)
1/4 tsp black salt
1 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp garam masala
Coriander leaves, chopped
1 ½  tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp kashmiri lal mirch
1/2 lime
1 tsp cumin powder
Salt to taste
Oil for pan frying


  •  Cut paneer, bellpeppers and onion into 1” cubes and keep aside.
  • Mix all ingredients for marinade and keep aside.
  • Brush the marinade to the paneer and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Add the left marinade to the vegetables and refrigerate.             
  • Arrange paneer and vegetables in skewers.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick griddle tawa) and fry marinated paneer and vegetables till golden brown from all sides.
  • Garnish with coriander and lemon slices.
  • Serve hot paneer tikka with green chutney.

  • If using griller, soak wooden skewers in water for an hour.
  • Add lime juice just before using marinade.


  1. Can I grab a stick, so tempting it looks.

  2. Tempting dish.. Love your clicks..

  3. That is so good, I mean the recipe and the pictures. Glad that I am connected to you because I am discovering adorable recipes each and every day.

  4. Very delicious paneer, beautiful click...

  5. Wonderful tikka's dear :) i loved it...

  6. they looks perfect & tempting !

  7. thank you all for the lovely comments :)

  8. 1st time here. Nice collection of recipes. Happy to follow u. Lets keep in touch!

  9. perfect snakc for evngs..yummy n spicy

  10. I make it in almost similar manner, they are yummy, esp when made from home made Paneer!!

  11. looks so appetizing..nice clicks