Recipe: Paneer Malai Tikka

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Paneer Malai Tikka

North indian, Mains

Cottage cheese
59 calories/serving
30 mins
Paneer malai tikka has a rich and cremy texture, with spicy paneer pieces melting in mouth. This one is a very popular street food option as well and is a must try for every cottage cheese lover.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


1. Firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ¼ cup cream, ¼ cup curd and 1 tbsp lemon juice.

2. Add ½ tsp ginger garlic paste, 2 chilli, ½ tsp pepper, ¼ tsp garam masala, ½ tsp cumin and 1 tsp kasuri methi.

3. Further add 1 tsp cornflour, 1 tsp oil and ½ tsp salt. you can replace corn flour with roasted besan. mix well making sure the spices are well combined.

4. Now add ½ onion, ½ capsicum and 12 cubes paneer. mix gently making sure the mixture is coated well.

5. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. you can marinate for overnight for more flavours. after 30 minutes, mix gently.

6. Now take a skewer and pierce in capsicum, paneer, onion, paneer, onion, paneer and capsicum.

Roast on tawa adding oil as required.

7. Turn around and roast until it turns golden brown. you can also bake in oven or tandoor.

8. Finally, sprinkle chaat masala and enjoy paneer malai tikka recipe with green chutney.


1. Firstly, use tandoor or cook over charcoal to get a smoky flavour.

2. Also, marinating paneer helps to absorb flavours, so make sure to marinate at least for 30 minutes.

3. Additionally, if roasting on tawa, make sure to flip over and roast uniformly.

4. Paneer malai tikka recipe tastes great when served hot topped with extra malai.

5. This recipe serves 3.

By Hebbars Kitchen