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Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka is an Indian dish made from chunks of Paneer (a soft cheese from the Indian subcontinent that doesn't melt) marinated in spices and grilled in a tandoor. It is a vegetarian alternative to chicken tikka and other meat dishes and very popular as starters. It remains a hot favorite in India and other countries with an Indian diaspora.


½ c. Paneer, cubed

1 onion, cubed

½ bell peppers, square slices

Marinade Ingredients

1 T. turmeric powder

1 t. red chili powder

2 T. olive oil

2 T. chickpea flour

½ c. Greek yogurt

Salt and pepper to taste


1. Pre-heat oven to 175 C (350 F) for 5 minutes.

2. Heat oil in a pan.

3. Add turmeric and chili powder. Turn off the heat.

4. Mix all the marinade ingredients (including oil and spices) in a bowl. Add water if required.

5. Marinate the paneer and veggies in the marinade mix for 5 minutes.

6. Line up paneer, onion and peppers in pre-soaked wooden skewers (soaked in water for 30 minutes).

7. Grill the skewers in the oven for 20 minutes at 175 C (350 F) until the ingredients have cooked.

8. Serve hot with tomato sauce or any dip.


Place the skewers in a tray lined with aluminum foil so that they do not stick to the grill.

Kate & Crew

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