Tricolor Paneer Tikka Recipe - A quick and instant tandoori starter.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese), Mustard paste

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Starter

Tricolor Paneer Tikka

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, this product made from milk is quite common, especially in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Tricolor Paneer Tikka Recipe - How to make A quick and instant tandoori starter


Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes200 grams

  • Mustard paste 2 tablespoon

  • Green chutney 2 tablespoon

  • Mango pickle 2 tablespoon

  • Cashewnut paste 4 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 4 tablespoon

  • Grated cheese 4 tablespoon

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala to taste


Step 1

Divide the paneer pieces equally into three different bowls. Add mustard paste to one, green chutney to the second and mango pickle to the third bowl and mix well.

Step 2

In a separate bowl, make a marinade of cashewnut paste, fresh cream, cheese, white pepper powder, green cardamom powder and salt. Mix well. Divide the marinade into three portions and add one portion to each of the three different bowls.

Step 3

Set aside for thirty minutes. Arrange the marinated paneer pieces on skewers in a pattern of green, white and orange. Set aside for ten minutes.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick pan and grill the skewers till golden brown. Serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala.