Tricolored Paneer Tikka

Tricolored Paneer Tikka

Ingredients:

  • Paneer – 1,000 grams
  • Yoghurt – 2 tablespoons
  • Turmeric – 1 tablespoon
  • Paprika – 1 tablespoon
  • Chilli powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger – 1/2 tablespoon (fresh)
  • Garlic – 1/2 tablespoon (paste)
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tablespoon
  • Black cumin – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste

Mint chutney filling:

  • Mint – 1/2 bunch
  • Fresh coriander – 1 bunch
  • Baby Spinach – 2 2/3 handfuls
  • Greek yoghurt – 1 tablespoon
  • Green chilli – 1 (chopped)
  • Fresh ginger – 1 tablespoon

Method for Preparing Tricolored Paneer Tikka:

  • Cut paneer in dices and slit in between to fill.
  • For the marinade, whisk together the yoghurt, turmeric, paprika, ginger and garlic paste, garam masala, salt and black cumin and leave aside.
  • Place a teaspoonful of the mint chutney filling in the slit of each slice of paneer, spreading evenly and then leave to one side.
  • Apply the yoghurt marinade all over each slice of paneer. Skewer and grill in a tandoor until gently browned on the edges. If you cannot access a tandoor, cook on skewers under a hot grill. Serve hot with a sprinkling of lemon juice and chaat masala.
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