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”
cottage cheese 200 grams
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
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.
Cottage cheese or paneer cubes marinated in spices and deep fried makes a tasty snack.
- 200 grams paneer or cottage cheese cubes
- 1 onion
- 1 capsicum
- oil for frying
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon amchur powder
- 1 teaspoon chilli powder
- salt to taste
- 1 cup curd
Cut the onion and capsicum into cubes. Remove the paneer cubes and put them in hot water for fifteen minutes.
Mix all ingredients under the section "For marinade"
Put the veggies and paneer in the marinade mixture for an hour, preferably keep them in the refrigerator.
Deep fry them in oil.
Paneer Tikka is ready to serve.
The other appetisers can be read below. Do not miss them
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