Tandoori Paneer Skewers with Goat’s Yoghurtby Dhanya Samuel

Tandoori Paneer Skewers with Goat’s Yoghurtby Dhanya Samuel
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  • By Dhanya Samuel|
    Last updated on Feb 23rd

How To Make Tandoori Paneer Skewers with Goat’s Yoghurt

Tandoori Paneer Skewers are an excellent party starter. In fact, it is a hit every time I make it for guests.It’s flavourful, delicious, pairs equally well with beer, cocktails or wine and just the right party food.

  • Prep Time4Hours
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves5People

Ingredients to make Tandoori Paneer Skewers with Goat’s Yoghurt

  • 400 gms paneer (Indian cottage cheese); cut into equal sized cubes
  • 1 medium red onion; cubed
  • 2 ripe, yet firm tomatoes; remove pulp and cut into cubes
  • 1 Green bell pepper; cubed
  • 3-4 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 5-6 tbsp Tandoori marinade
  • Salt, to season
  • Lemon wedges, to garnish
  • Bamboo skewers
  • To prepare tandoori marinade:
  • 4-5 tbsp Goat’s yoghurt
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • A pinch of black salt
  • 2 sprigs fresh coriander leaves; finely chopped

Steps to make Tandoori Paneer Skewers with Goat’s Yoghurt

  1. To make the tandoori marinade, mix the goat’s yoghurt with all the aromatics, spices and coriander leaves in a non reactive bowl.
  2. Add the paneer and vegetable cubes into the marinade and mix well. Season with salt and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or as long as possible. Bring to room temperature before cooking.
  3. Soak the bamboo skewers in water for at least 15 minutes before using to prevent burning.
  4. Skewer the paneer cubes and vegetables alternately so that each skewer has paneer, tomato, onion and bell pepper.
  5. Oil a flat pan or grill well and heat to smoking point. Reduce heat and place the skewers. Increase heat to medium and grill till done on all sides. Paneer cooks really fast so a minute or two on each side would be enough.
  6. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with a mint coriander dip.
My Tip: Kashmiri chilli powder is mainly for a deeper red colour. It is optional and the level of heat can be adjusted with regular red chilli powder.
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    Preet Sodhi 2 months ago

    So nice

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    Sima Chatterjee 2 months ago

    Lovely

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    Rani Kodwani 2 months ago

    exelent

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    Madhu Sharda 4 months ago

    thx

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    Kalpana Pandya 4 months ago

    excellent!

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    Ritu Gaur Sharma 4 months ago

    thanks

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    Reena Solanki 4 months ago

    exhalent

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    Latha Venugopal 5 months ago

    Very nice

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    Bhupendra Bagga 5 months ago

    super

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    Kiran Seth 5 months ago

    Thanks 4sharing please keep on sharing newwwww snaks

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    Skrithiga Skrithiga 5 months ago

    super

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    Mamta Singh 5 months ago

    wow deliciously superb and it is not only about the taste it's about our tasting view .... T tasty H healthy A attractive N nutritious K ksuperb U useful.... THANK U

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    Dhanya Samuel 8 months ago

    Pranav, it turns dry as the paneer is not of the best quality. If you are using store bought paneer, then one of the best ways t soften it in to soak the paneer in a bowl of warm water for about 15 minutes and then cut into blocks for marination.

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    Bhanu Ganatra 8 months ago

    mouthwatering as paneer is my favourite :stuck_out_tongue:

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    Monika Mitruka 8 months ago

    nice

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    Pranav Shah a year ago

    Hi Dhanya, mine always turn out dry, whats the trick to keep them juicy like they do in restaurants?

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    Krishna Ammu a year ago

    really good.....:)

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    Manali Shah a year ago

    They look absolutely delicious! Can't wait to go home and try this :)

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