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Paneer Tikka Skewers

Paneer Tikka Skewers

Paneer Tikka is a favorite appetizer served throughout India, marinated in a spiced yogurt.

Paneer Tikka Skewers

This paneer tikka recipe is very simple and tastes amazing as a starter or side dish for friends and family. I have learned this recipe from Tarla Dalal’s and is making it religiously since then.

Paneer Tikka Skewers

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Click here for the mint chutney recipe mentioned below.

Paneer Tikka Skewers

Sapana Behl
Paneer Tikka is a favorite appetizer served throughout India, marinated in a spiced yogurt.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 4 servings


  • 300 gm paneer cut in cubes
  • 1 large green capsicum cut in cubes
  • 1 large red onion cut in cubes

For Marinade

  • 1 cup thick yougurt/hung curd
  • 1 tablespoon ginger grated
  • 1 tablespoon garlic grated
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon amchoor powder
  • 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder or paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped


  • In a mixing bowl add ingredients for the marinade. Stir and mix well until combined.
  • Add the cubed paneer, capsicum and onions into the marinade mixture. Gently toss them with the marinade.
  • Cover and let it marinate for about 30 minutes to 2 hours. Refrigerate for better results.
  • Once the marination is done remove the bowl from the refrigerator. Allow it to come to room temperature.
  • Arrange the marinated vegetables and paneer into skewers. Preheat the oven to 350°F and brush a baking sheet with oil.
  • Transfer the skewers to the prepared sheet. Grill in oven for about 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly golden turning them halfway through grilling.
  • Remove from grill and serve immediately with mint chutney. (Click the link above for the recipe.)


You may add red and yellow bell peppers and deseeded tomatoes too into the tikka.


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