pudina paneer tikka recipe | mint paneer tikka | green paneer tikka

pudina paneer tikka recipe | mint paneer tikka | green paneer tikka with detailed photo and video recipe. a classical flavoured north indian paneer starter recipe with mint or pudina spice coating. basically it is an extension to the popular spicy paneer tikka masala where mint sauce is added to the tikka masala. it is an ideal party starter or appetiser recipe which can be served just before a meal or just as a simple snack.
pudina paneer tikka recipepudina paneer tikka recipe | mint paneer tikka | green paneer tikka with step by step photo and video recipe. tikka recipes are pretty common across india and are made with vegetable, paneer and even with meat variants. even with individual ingredients, there are many variations to the tikka sauce applied to these hero ingredients. one such green and flavoured tikka recipe with paneer is pudina paneer tikka recipe.

paneer starters or paneer snacks are my all-time favourite meals. if i am planning for a party or hosting dinner at my place, i would ensure to have a minimum of one paneer based starters and one paneer based curries. typically i used to make plain paneer tikka in the beginning, but i have started to diversify as the traditional may be spicy for some. the alternative or the solution to this hariyali paneer tikka or pudina paneer tikka recipe. in hariyali the sauce is made with mixed herbs including mint leaves. whereas in this recipe post i have predominantly used mint or pudina leaves in the sauce and hence the name for it.

mint paneer tikka

in addition, some tips, suggestions and variations for a perfectly balanced pudina paneer tikka recipe. firstly, the paneer for this recipe has to be moist, fresh and juicy. hence i would recommend to use homemade ones or make sure to buy a fresh one from your local grocery store. secondly, i have used a grill pan to grill the paneer which should be a thrifty and hassle-free option. yet if you want to make it in a traditional oven, you should be able to make it. lastly, once the paneer is rested, it would turn hard making it less flavoured and tasty. hence, it is recommended to serve these immediately once it is prepared.

at last, do visit my other paneer variants recipes with this flavoured post of pudina paneer tikka recipe. it mainly includes recipes variants like shahi paneer, paneer hyderabadi, paneer ghee roast, paneer fried rice, paneer biryani, paneer butter masala, malai barfi, paneer frankie, matar paneer, paneer tikka masala. further to these i would also like to highlight my other recipe collections like,

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pudina paneer tikka recipe

pudina paneer tikka recipe | mint paneer tikka | green paneer tikka

2.58 from 7 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Marination Time: 2 hours
Servings: 4 skewer
AUTHOR: HEBBARS KITCHEN
Course: starters
Cuisine: north indian
Keyword: pudina paneer tikka
Calories: 202kcal
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easy pudina paneer tikka recipe | mint paneer tikka | green paneer tikka

Ingredients

for chutney:

  • 1 cup mint / pudina
  • ½ cup coriander
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 chilli

for marination:

  • ½ cup curd / yogurt, thick
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp aamchur
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 9 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
  • 9 cubes capsicum
  • ½ onion, petals
  • oil, for roasting

Instructions

  • firstly, prepare pudina chutney in a small blender take 1 cup mint and ½ cup coriander.
  • also add 2 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger and 2 chilli.
  • blend to smooth paste without adding any water.
  • transfer the pudina chutney to a large bowl also add ½ cup curd.
  • further add ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp aamchur.
  • also add 1 tsp kasuri methi, 1 tsp lemon juice, ¼ tsp, 2 tbsp oil and ½ tsp salt.
  • whisk and mix well making sure all the ingredients are well combined.
  • further, add 9 cubes paneer, 9 cubes capsicum and ½ onion.
  • mix gently without breaking anything.
  • cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to marinate well.
  • after 2 hours mix gently.
  • now take a skewer and pierce in capsicum, paneer and onion alternatively.
  • roast on tawa adding oil as required.
  • turn around and roast until it turns golden brown. you can also bake in oven or tandoor.
  • finally, sprinkle chaat masala and enjoy pudina paneer tikka recipe with green chutney.
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how to make mint paneer tikka with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, prepare pudina chutney in a small blender take 1 cup mint and ½ cup coriander.
  2. also add 2 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger and 2 chilli.
  3. blend to smooth paste without adding any water.
  4. transfer the pudina chutney to a large bowl also add ½ cup curd.
  5. further add ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp aamchur.
  6. also add 1 tsp kasuri methi, 1 tsp lemon juice, ¼ tsp, 2 tbsp oil and ½ tsp salt.
  7. whisk and mix well making sure all the ingredients are well combined.
  8. further, add 9 cubes paneer, 9 cubes capsicum and ½ onion. mix gently without breaking anything.
  9. cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to marinate well.
  10. after 2 hours mix gently.
  11. now take a skewer and pierce in capsicum, paneer and onion alternatively.
  12. roast on tawa adding oil as required.
  13. turn around and roast until it turns golden brown. you can also bake in oven or tandoor.
  14. finally, sprinkle chaat masala and enjoy pudina paneer tikka recipe with green chutney.
    mint paneer tikka

notes:

  • firstly, adjust the amount of green chilli depending on the spice level.
  • also, you can add tomatoes along with capsicum, paneer and onion.
  • additionally, marinating paneer helps to make paneer super soft and juicy.
  • finally, pudina paneer tikka recipe tastes great when served hot.
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