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Monday, July 8, 2013

Guilty Pleasures .... Paneer tikka ....

There are very few things that get me salivating... ( that's a lie) Well there are some that make me salivate more than others... Just like every Punjabi, I love paneer.... and i love it even more if its paneer tikka.... 

Its a very simple recipe but there are a few point that one needs to keep in mind in order to make a good paneer tikka a brilliant one ... sharing a recipe that has never disappointed me hope everyone else loves it too

Paneer Tikka

Paneer 250g
Capsicum 1
Tomato 2 Deseeded

For marinade
 Red Chili paste 1 tbsp
Ginger 1 cm piece
Garlic  3 -4 cloves
Yogurt ½ cup
Mustard oil 1 tbsp
Ajwain 1 tsp
Dhania powder 1 tbsp
Meat masala 1 tsp
Chat masala 1 tsp
Sattu 1 tbsp

·        Mix all ingredients for the marinade together in a blender till a smooth paste is formed
·        Add paneer and marinate for some time save some marinade for tomato and capsicum
·        Arrange in skewers alternating paneer and capsicum and tomato
·        Grill at 250 degrees ( both grillers on ) on grill till golden  baste with butter at end (optional )

 P.S. Top Quality Paneer means Top Quality Paneer Tikka 

 P.S. It is best if the paneer is left in the the marinade for 3 - 4 hours