Paneer Tikka

Paneer Kabobs

Paneer Tikka
Diet Info: DF GF F LF Na LS VG V Fa
This is an easy recipe for Paneer Tikka - Paneer marinated in yogurt and spices and then grilled or baked in Conventional Oven Or traditional Indian Tandoor. It is popular in countries all over the world. Serve it as Appetizer with onion and Green Chutney of your choice. Chicken Tikka and Vegetarian Paneer Tikka makes an excellent platter for parties.

Pairing Ideas:

Cilantro Tomato Chutney Mint Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka
Total Time: Prep Time: Cook Time: Cuisine: Indian ()
Serves: 2


  • 1/2 lbs Paneer (Indian Paneer (Firm Cottage Cheese))
  • 2 tbsp Fenugreek (Dry Leaves of Methi)
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger (grated)
  • 1 tbsp Lemon (Juice)
  • 1/2 Cup Yogurt (Greek Yogurt Or Remove excess water from regular Yogurt)
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • tsp Salt (To Taste)
  • 1 Capsicum (small)
  • 1 Red Onion (small)


  • Step for Recipe - Paneer Tikka 1. Cut Paneer, Capsicum and Onion in 3 inch to 4 inch size pieces. (To fit the skewers you are using). Please note too thin pieces will break apart very quickly. Take all of the above mentioned ingredients (except vegetables/paneer) in a bowl and mix well.
  • Step for Recipe - Paneer Tikka 2. Add veggies and paneer pieces and make sure to coat marinade to all. Leave it aside for 20-30 minutes. Arrange paneer pieces and veggies on the skewer in alternate fashion. Add few grape tomatoes if you like.
  • Step for Recipe - Paneer Tikka 3. Grill on a charcoal/gas grill for 4-5 minutes (till veggies are tender and Paneer is little charred). Squeeze lemon juice and serve hot.

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4 Responses

  1. My mom made these yesterday. Yummmy.... Paneer Tikkka was so delicious. Thanks for recipe ChefDeHome.
  2. Paneer tikka looks delicious.
  3. Thanks ChefDeHome. I love this recipe. My husband finished all plate when I made it yesterday.
  4. Paneer tikka is my all time favorite. This one looks great. Have to try it.