Paneer Tikka Recipe

It is one of best paneer recipes that can be served as starter or as an accompaniment. There are multiple ways in which this awesome starter can be prepared. The authentic method requires either BBQ grill or conventional oven to get smoky flavor. However not everyone has access to BBQ and sometimes its simply not possible to use BBQ grill. This step by step photos recipe overcomes that problem by using tava to cook paneer tikka dry. This method gives nice and crispy texture to paneer and vegetables but does not have smoky flavor.


1½ cups Paneer (cottage cheese), cut into 1-inch square, 1/2 inch thick slices, 2 Green Capsicums, cut into 1-inch squares, 1 Red Capsicum, cut into 1-inch squares, 1 medium Onion, cut into 1-inch chunks, 1½ teaspoons Ginger-Garlic Paste, 1 cup Hung Curd (or Greek Yogurt), 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala, 1/2 teaspoon Kasuri Methi (dried fenugreek leaves), 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder, 1 teaspoon + 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala, 1½ tablespoons Oil, Salt, 1-2 teaspoon Lemon Juice, 1 medium Onion, thinly sliced (for garnishing)