Tawa Paneer Tikka | How to make Tawa Paneer Tikka

By Saba Rehman  |  31st Aug 2015  |  
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About Tawa Paneer Tikka Recipe

it's a good idea to serve a starter like Tawa Paneer Tikka, which you can easily grill on a tawa, no need of oven or tandoor for this. What makes this Tawa Paneer Tikka recipe really special is that it is cooked on a Tawa. This is extremely relevant in an Indian context because the penetration of grills, microwaves and owens is still under 5% of the population. The tawa on the other hand is found in almost all Indian households. Paneer recipes are a much loved dish of vegetarians and paneer tikka is extremely popular among paneer recipes. Paneer tikka recipe can be used as a starter and is even enjoyed as a main dish. Other popular paneer recipes include paneer do pyaaza, paneer butter masala, palak paneer, paneer veg momos. BetterButter gives this Tawa Paneer Tikka recipe a big thumbs up!

Tawa Paneer Tikka is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Tawa Paneer Tikka by Saba Rehman is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Tawa Paneer Tikka at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Tawa Paneer Tikka is a dish which comes from Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Tawa Paneer Tikka takes few minute for the preparation and 120 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Tawa Paneer Tikka make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Tawa Paneer Tikka will be the best option for you. The flavor of Tawa Paneer Tikka is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Tawa Paneer Tikka at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Tawa Paneer Tikka

Ingredients to make Tawa Paneer Tikka

  • 400 gms- Paneer (cottage cheese )
  • 1 1/2 cup- curd
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon- red chilly powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon- garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon- chat masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon- cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon- tandoori masala
  • 2 tablespoon- lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoon- oil or butter
  • 1 pinch red food colour
  • 2 green capsicums cut it into 2 inches cubes
  • 1 large onion cut from the side in 2 inches cubes
  • 10 skewer sticks

How to make Tawa Paneer Tikka

  1. cut paneer(cottage cheese) into 2 inches cubes
  2. Mix all the masalas n powders in a bowl with curd and lemon (salt, red chilly powder, garam masala powder, chat masala, tandoori masala, cumin powder, red food colour)
  3. Now add paneer (cottage cheese) into this mixture and marinate for a few hours.
  4. Add capsicum and mix gently.
  5. Add onion cubes and mix well.
  6. Now keep it in the refrigerator for an hour.
  7. Take the skewers n start threading capsicum, onion, paneer, onion and capsicum cubes in that order. In each skewer you have to add two marinated paneer cubes.
  8. Heat non stick tawa on gas. Pour 1 tablespoon oil or butter on the tawa.
  9. Place your marinated paneer tikka sticks on the tawa and cover with a lid.
  10. Cook on a low flame. In between u have to turn your paneer tikka sticks and cook well. Apply little oil with the help of a brush.
  11. Take out on a plate.

My Tip:

You can also use ajwain powder while marinating the mixture. It will give more taste n a good aroma when cooked.

The Tawa Paneer Tikka is a tandoori dish that makes for a great appetizer at parties and family gatherings. One of the more popular dishes of Indian cuisine, Paneer Tikka has been reinvented and recreated by restaurants across the world. Paneer is a very versatile ingredient that can be cooked in innumerable ways.

The Tawa Paneer Tikka takes this versatile ingredient and presents it in a way that is both healthy and delicious. The step-by-step guidance given by her to create this healthy snack is clear and easy to follow. The key to making the perfect Tawa Paneer Tikka lies in the marination of the paneer cubes. For the marination, put all the spices and powders in a bowl with curd and lemon. Mix this well and ensure that when the paneer cubes are placed into the batter, both sides are coated well. Let the paneer marinate in this mixture for a few hours. Though time-consuming, the marination of the paneer will ensure that all the spices are infused well into the paneer cubes, which will then ensure that the paneer is packed with lovely flavours when it is finally cooked on the tawa. So go ahead and make this appetising starter for your family and friends at your next house party!

This easy recipe of Tawa paneer tikka is given by our home chef Saba Rehman which requires only 2 minutes for cooking.

In a country that is dominated by vegetarians, paneer is a rich source of proteins. Though a vegetarian diet is comparatively healthier than a non-vegetarian one, one of the major issues facing vegetarian people is that they lack sources of proteins. Lentils and paneer are the only food items that provide proteins to people following a vegetarian diet. Paneer helps to strengthen bones and teeth. The protein content of paneer makes it extremely beneficial for weight management and improving metabolism in both children and adults alike. Paneer helps to lower the risk of cancer but also improves heart health by reducing the risk of heart diseases and controlling blood pressure. Paneer also has a host of benefits for kids and should be included in their diet as well. By providing nourishment and improving growth and development among children, paneer helps to strengthen immune systems and prevents malnutrition in children. But apart from nutritional benefits, paneer also has lots of benefits for skin and hair. The Vitamin B, proteins, fatty acids and antioxidants present in paneer help to promote healthy hair and skin and also have anti-ageing benefits such as prevention of wrinkles.

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Karol Speirs2 months ago

A great appetizer! geometry dash
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