Jain Tawa Paneer Tikka

A popular starter that is served during most cocktail parties. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Tawa Paneer Tikka

Main Ingredients Paneer (cottage cheese), Paneer tikka masala powder
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Tawa Paneer Tikka

  • 500 grams Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into big cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Paneer tikka masala powder
  • 1 medium Capsicum diced
  • 1 medium Tomato seeded and diced
  • 3-4 tablespoons Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • to sprinkle Chaat masala
  • Salad
  • ¼ cup Cabbage shredded
  • 1 medium Green capsicum cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice


  1. Mix yogurt, gram flour, paneer tikka masala, red chilli powder, lemon juice and salt in a bowl. Add some oil and mix well.
  2. Add capsicum, tomato and cottage cheese and mix well. Cover the bowl with cling film and keep in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Skewer the cottage cheese, capsicum and tomato onto satay sticks.
  4. Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan, place the satay sticks in it. Cook, rotating the satay sticks, so that the paneer and vegetables are evenly cooked and lightly browned all around.
  5. To make salad, mix cabbage, capsicum, chaat masala, red chilli powder in a bowl. Add salt, coriander leaves and lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Sprinkle chaat masala on the tawa paneer tikka and serve with salad.