Paneer Tikka

Paneer or cottage cheese is extensively used in Indian cooking . It is used in gravies, sabzies and snacks. Paneer tikka is a popular north indian snack ,often served as an appetiser. These tasty bits are ideal to binge on a holiday or at a party. It is made by marinating the cottage cheese  in a blend of spices along with a few veggies and later deep fried. This post is also a part of blog hop with the theme “appetisers” 

Ingredients :

  • cottage cheese 200 grams
  • onion 1
  • capscicum 1
  • oil for frying
For the marinade :
  • thick curd or yoghurt 1 cup
  • cumin powder 1tsp
  • coriander powder 1tsp
  • amchur powder 1/2tsp
  • chilly powder 1tsp
  • chat masala 1 tsp
  • ginger 1inch grated
  • salt to taste
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To Make the Paneer Tikkas :

Cut cubes of paneer , onion and capscicum. The paneer should be kept in boiling water for atleast fifteen minutes before using it. Mix all the ingredients under the section ” For the marinade” Put these pieces into them and keep aside, preferably in the refrigerator for one hour. Later, deep fry and paneer tikka is ready to serve. 

Take a note : You can add garlic too if you want. Make a paste of ginger garlic and mix in the marinade.

The other appetisers can be read below. Do not miss them

Vani’s Boondi Chaat

Piyali’s Rajma pops withTzatziki dip

Anu’s Ragi and Red rice flour pakora

Shubha’s Punjabi Samosa

Padma’s Punugulu

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  1. Longing to make this soon ..delicious

  2. shubha says:

    I am drooling J.. superb appetizer!!

  3. Anupama says:

    looks amazing! I’m sure it tastes amazing too! very tempted 🙂

  4. Padma says:

    Delicious appetizer..Very tempting dear:)

  5. Savita @ ChefDeHome says:

    Looks delicious, jayashree! This one of my fav appetizer for vegetarian parties! Yumm!

  6. Tikka looks so perfect and yummy.

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