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Paneer Tikka Skewers

A wonderful Indian appetizer made of Indian cottage cheese,marinated in spices and grilled to perfection.

( Makes approx 30 cubes)


1/2 tsp garam masala

1 tbsp all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp hot chili powder

1/4 tsp crushed black peppercorns

2 tsp cumin powder

2 tbsp malt vinegar

1/2 tsp salt ( or to taste)

10 1/2 oz paneer, cut into 3/4 inch cubes

1 medium onion, cut into chunks

1 Bell pepper, cut into chunks

15-20 Pineapple chunks

2 tbsp vegetable oil



Mix the garam masala, flour, chili, black pepper, cumin powder, vinegar and salt together.


Stir the paneer into the marinade, cover and leave for at least 10 minutes in the refrigerator.


Soak 5-6 wooden skewers in water for at least 15 minutes.


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F .


Thread the paneer on the skewers, alternating the paneer with chunks of , pineapple and bell pepper.


Brush with Vegetable oil , then roast for 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the paneer is golden yellow.


Serve hot with mint or coriander chutney. By Madhu Thube


By Madhu Thube