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Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka is one of the most famous dishes and for good reason. Try this delicious paneer tikka recipe and impress your family and friends!
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time2 hrs 8 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: paneer, paneer bbq, paneer tikka, tikka
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 lb Paneer
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 Squash Optional
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Shan Tandoori Mix
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 8-10 Wooden Skewers


  • Cut Paneer in 1 inch cubes. Dice Red and Green bell pepper into similar size squares. Slice Squash in thick slices. Quarter one big red onion and separate the layers.
  • In the yogurt mix Shan Tandoori Mix which is easily available in Indian grocery store. To this mixture add lemon juice, Red chilli powder as per your taste. If you do not like lot of heat you may not add this. Taste the mixture. Add salt if needed. Shan Tandoori mix has little salt already added to the mixture. Now in a bowl add this mixture and slowly add Paneer Pieces.
  • Marinate it for about 2 hours.
  • Just before heading for BBQ add the Bell peppers and Red Onion. Arrange Paneer, bell peppers, squash and onion alternatively in water soaked skewers.
  • Grill them for 5-8 minutes rotating in between so that they are cooked properly. Serve hot and enjoy with mint chutney.