Paneer Tikka

Grilled Paneer Tikka

Grilled Paneer Tikka, an all time favorite recipe served across the globe & savoured by all!

Paneer, also known as cottage cheese is something I just love to eat and it’s High Protein; best benefit! As a kid we only used to eat paneer occasionally but now I eat it regularly. Just love it as it!

Well, This recipe is grain free, gluten free &  low residue making it Gastroparesis friendly delicacy as well!

I will be creating my version of classic Tandoori Paneer Tikka as Grilled PaneerTikka!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup- Greek yogurt or hung curd.
  • 1/2 Tbsp- ginger paste
  • 1/4 Tsp- turmeric powder
  • 1/4 Tsp- ground cumin powder
  • 1/4 Tsp- ground Coriander powder
  • 5 Tbsp- Olive oil (You can use any oil of your choice )
  • 250 gms- Paneer ( Cut into 2 inch cubes)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp- Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 Tsp- green chilli paste
  • 1/4 Tsp- black pepper
  • 2 tbsp- Lemon juice (divided)

Make It:

  1. Take the greek yogurt in a bowl; give it a good whisk & add all the dry spices to it and mix it all properly.
  2. Add the paneer cubes to it & add 1 tsp lemon juice, Ginger & green chilli paste to it as well.
  3. Mix it all well & let it sit to marinate for Min. 2 hours & best is overnight or 8 hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Heat up a grill Pan ( Tawa) and put 2 Tbsp oil to grease the Pan.
  5. Once it hot put the paneer cubes one by one on the grill pan, don’t overcrowd it.  ( depending on the size of your pan you can have 2-3 rounds as well)
  6. Once it’s cooked and golden brown on one side turn it around and cook it till it reaches your desired color.
    I love the edges bit burnt; it gives the paneer a charring effect.
  7. Remove the Grilled paneer on a serving plate & drizzle the remaining lemon juice on it.

You Grilled Paneer Tikka is ready to savour & enjoy!

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