|Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese|
Paneer Tikka / Indian Cottage Cheese a very popular vegetarian tandoori snack which is delicious. Paneer is storehouse of calcium and very rich source of protein. It is very good for growing children and also for
pregnant and lactating mothers.Adding a portion of paneer to children diet is there by essential. We all can eat it provided we are not calorie conscious 🙂 So let us all use paneer made out of skimmed milk so that we can enjoy health benefits as well as taste.
Category:Vegetarian | Cusine : India | Course: Starter / Snack
PrepTime : 1 Hour (inactive) |Cooking Time: 10 Minutes | Serves: 4
Paneer Tikka / Cottage Cheese : 200 grms
Curds: ½ Cup hung for ½ hour
Corn Flour : ¾ Tbsp
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 Tsp
RedChilly Powder:½ Tsp
Turmeric Powder: ¼ Tsp
Kasoori Methi :½ Tbsp
Oil:½ Tbsp + oil for basting
Tandoori Masala: ½ Tbsp or Garam Masala: ½ Tsp ,Chaat Masala :½ Tsp
Other Ingredients (Optional):
Onion Chunks :½ Cup
Capsicum Chunks: ½ Cup
Tomato Chunks:½ Cup
Some Chat Masala to sprinkle
Hung curd for 30 minutes.Cut paneer into 1 ½ " long and rectangles of ½ " thickness and keep it aside.
Beat hung yogurt till smooth and add all the above ingredients( except vegetables and paneer) and make a smooth paste.Add the above paneer cubes and marinate for minimum 30 minutes or till serving time.
Cut all the above mentioned vegetables into cubes .Take a skewer ,arrange all vegetables and marinated panner alternatively. Drizzle some oil over it.
Place the skewer on a oven tray/pan and place the tray on high rack and grill paneer for 9 minutes.Turn side once in between and baste some oil over it.
If the tikkas are not golden brown then grill for 1-2 minutes more.Serve sprinkled with chaat masala , pudina chutney (refer my post) and onion rings.