Sunday, August 22, 2010

Vegetable Paneer Skewers or Paneer Tikka

Have you ever thought Yummy Soft & juicy chunks of Paneer marinated in Tandoori sauce and then grilled on a skewer along with with veggies ? believe me it tastes yumm.... This can be great dish to serve at your next barbeque !!!


1 Green Bell Pepper
1 Red onion
1 Tomato
8 pieces of Paneer 1" x 1" (can substitute with Tofu!)
2 tsp olive oil

For Marinate :
1/2 Cup Yogurt
1/2 tsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
Salt & Red chilli powder to taste
1/2 tsp Chaat masala
Finely chopped Green chilli and a few Cilantro leaves

Wash and cut Paneer and all vegetables into 1"X 1" pieces.
Heat Olive oil in a pan ,add Garlic Paste & spices, roast lightly for 5-6 minutes.
Add this mix to Yogurt in a bowl,gentely mix make a paste like consistency. 
Now put  all veggies and mix them.
Cover the bowl and keep in refrigerator for atleast 45 mins. 
Take a wooden skewer and put veggies in a sequence - bell peppers, onion, tomato, paneer.
Repeat the process to make more skewers.

Heat olive a non stick pan,  slowly lay all the skewers in the pan and cook at Medium heat.
Keep turning skewers around after every minute to ensure all 4 sides are cooked for atleast 3 to 4 mins. 

When the skewers start turning light brown & start developing smoky flavor, turn the heat down & remove them into a plate.

Sprinkle some chat masala and your skewers are ready to go, serve with Fresh Mint/cilantro chutney...!!!

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