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Paneer Tikka Masala(as BBQ Snack or with Gravy)

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  Paneer cubes 500 Gram, cubed into big chunks
  Tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into big cubes
  Red onion 2 Medium, cut into big cubes
  Green bell pepper 2 Medium, cut into big cubes
  Red bell pepper 2 Medium, cut into big cubes
  Yellow bell pepper 2 Medium, cut into big cubes
  Pineapple 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into big cubes (Optional)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Juice of lemon/Sour cream 1 Tablespoon (Yogurt may also be used as an alternate option)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Tandoori garam masala/Punjabi masala 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Chaat masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Hot sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet and sour sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely

1. Cut the paneer and the vegetables into big chunky cubes and put them into a large mixing bowl.
2. Into the bowl add olive oil, juice from 1/2 fresh lemon, brown sugar (optional), tandoori garam masala, paprika, chaat masala, garlic powder, cumin powder, hot sauce, sweet and sour sauce, salt and finely chopped fresh cilantro. Mix to combine all the ingredients well.
3. Cover and set aside to marinate for about 4 to 6 hours.

4. Preheat the grill to 350 F.
5. Arrange the paneer, bell peppers, onion and pineapple pieces into skewers alternatively.
6. Line the skewers into the preheated grill. Keep turning the sides of the skewers so that all the vegetables and paneer pieces cook evenly.
7. Grill for about 15 to 20 minutes till you see the edges turning brown in color.

8. Serve the paneer tikka warm.

Paneer tikka can be served as a BBQ snack (without the gravy).
The marinated paneer may be grilled or roasted.
Add sour cream/yogurt to the left over paneer tikka masala to serve it with a gravy.

Things You Will Need
1. Skewers

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Are you looking for some famous Indian appetizers? If yes then you have to try this delicious recipe. In India we call it Paneer Tikka. This is an amazing appetizer and it's very famous in India. Don't forget to watch the video for this amazing recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 195 Calories from Fat 49

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.6%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.3 mg2.8%

Sodium 724.3 mg30.2%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 5 g19.9%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 72.9% Vitamin C 339.1%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Paneer Tikka Masala(as BBQ Snack Or With Gravy) Recipe Video