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Tawa Paneer Tikka

4 from 1 vote

It's a good idea to serve a starter like tawa paneer tikka, which you can easily grill on a tawa, no need of oven or tandoor for this.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 3


  • 400 gms- Paneer cottage cheese
  • 1 &1/2 cup curd
  • Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp chat masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon tandoori masala
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 5 tbsp oil or butter
  • 1 pinch red food colour
  • 2 green capsicum cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion cut from the side in 2 inches cubes
  • 10 skewers


  • Cut paneer(cottage cheese) into 2 inches cubes. Mix all the masalas n powders in a bowl with curd and lemon (salt, red chilly powder, garam masala powder, chat masala, tandoori masala, cumin powder, red food colour).
  • Now add paneer (cottage cheese) into this mixture and marinate for a few hours. Add capsicum onion cubes and mix well. Now keep it in the refrigerator for an hour.
  • Take the skewers n start threading capsicum, onion, paneer, onion and capsicum cubes in that order.In each skewer you have to add two marinated paneer cubes.
  • Heat non stick tawa on gas. Pour 1 tablespoon oil or butter on the tawa.
  • Place your marinated paneer tikka sticks on the tawa and cover with a lid. Cook on a low flame. In between u have to turn your paneer tikka sticks and cook well. When it done transfer it to a plate.
  • You can also use ajwain powder while marinating the mixture. It will give more taste n a good aroma when cooked.
  • Tawa Paneer Tikka ready to serve. Serve this with raw onion rings, green chutney and lemon slices.


You can also use ajwain powder while marinating the mixture. It will give more taste n a aroma when cooked.

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Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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