Healthy paneer tikka is easy to make at home.
Paneer is every vegetarian’s favourite food for appetisers, and paneer tikka is always there in every party menu. Soft, squishy paneer splayed with spices and a tinge of smokiness sounds just perfect for a quick small bite to hold off our hunger till dinner. You don’t need to wait to visit a party or for guests to come over; you can make it for your everyday family get-togethers too. Protein-rich paneer tikka is so easy to make that you wont mind making it without any special reason. And, to put an interesting spin to it, make this haryali paneer tikka to surprise your family.
Radiating bright green colour that also screams ‘healthy’, this haryali paneer tikka is sure to entice your loved ones. Here’s an easy recipe video to make this paneer tikka that requires hardly any effort. You just have to marinate paneer cubes in a mixture of curd, roasted gram flour, mint coriander paste, green chilli paste, lemon juice and some common spices.
Cook these tikkas in a tandoor or oven; if you don’t have any of these at home, just cook on stove on a grill plate. Make sure the paneer has specs of brown colour, which will show that it is nicely barbequed.
Watch the recipe video of haryali paneer tikka:
(Also Read: Indian Cooking Tips: 5 Easy Tikka Recipes You Can Try At Home)
500 gms cottage cheese, cubed
1/4 cup gram flour, roasted
1/4 cup curd
1 tsp rock salt
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup mint coriander paste
2 tsp chat masala
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tbsp green chili paste
4 tbsp oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
1. In a mixing bowl add roasted gram flour, mint coriander paste, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, curd, oil, lemon juice, rock salt, chat masala, garam masala and salt. Mix it. The marinade is ready.
2. Add the paneer cubes to the marinade and toss them till well coated.
3. Refrigerate the marinated paneer for 30 minutes.
4. Skewer the marinated paneer and cook it for 10-15 minutes.
5. Serve hot.
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