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How to make Quick Paneer Tikka - Jiffy snack with all the festive flavours.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (पनीर), Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Quick Paneer Tikka
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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Quick Paneer Tikka checkout Chilli Paneer, Paneer Ke Tinke, Til Paneer, Tiranga Paneer Tikka . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Pepper Rawas Tikka, Rice Balls With Sesame, Patra Wrapped Paneer, Moong Dhokla.

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Quick Paneer Tikka
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Quick Paneer Tikka Recipe

  • Paneer 500 grams

  • Capsicum 1 inch pieces 2 medium

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • For marinade

  • Hung yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Garam masala powder 12 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 2-3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Cut paneer into one and a half inch squares with half inch thickness. Mix together all the ingredients of the marinade and marinate the paneer cubes in it for about fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil on a tawa, place the paneer cubes and shallow fry till golden and crisp on the surface. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Toss the capsicums pieces in the remaining marinade and sauté them in the remaining oil on the tawa for two to three minutes.

Step 4

Place a capsicum piece on each paneer cube and pierce with a toothpick. Sprinkle chaat masala and serve hot.

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