Quick Paneer Tikka

Jiffy snack with all the festive flavours. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Quick Paneer Tikka
Main Ingredients Paneer, Capsicum
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Quick Paneer Tikka

  • 500 grams Paneer
  • 2 medium Capsicum 1 inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • For marinade
  • ½ cup Hung yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • a pinch Turmeric powder
  • 12 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons Fresh cream
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt


  1. Cut paneer into one and a half inch squares with half inch thickness.
  2. Mix together all the ingredients of the marinade and marinate the paneer cubes in it for about fifteen minutes.
  3. Heat oil on a tawa, place the paneer cubes and shallow fry till golden and crisp on the surface. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Toss the capsicums pieces in the remaining marinade and sauté them in the remaining oil on the tawa for two to three minutes.
  5. Place a capsicum piece on each paneer cube and pierce with a toothpick.
  6. Sprinkle chaat masala and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2052
Carbohydrates 99.8
Protein 37.7
Fat 167.2