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

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Mustard paste (मस्टर्ड पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Starter

Tricolor Paneer Tikka

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular 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!

For more recipes related to Tricolor Paneer Tikka checkout Chilli Paneer , Paneer Ke Tinke , Dhaniya Paneer Kabab , Paneer And Pineapple Stir Fry . You can also find more Starter recipes like Tandoori Broccoli, Kombdi Pulava Kabab, Chicken Naan Pockets, Chinese Style Fried Prawns. Or try out these recipes from Punjabi Cuisine like Bharwan Tinda Masala, Matar ka Halwa, Singhara Barfi, Sarson Ka Saag with Makki Roti.

Tricolor Paneer Tikka Recipe Card

Tricolor Paneer Tikka

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Tricolor Paneer Tikka

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes 200 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.

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