Sunday, 15 July 2012

Achari Paneer Tikas

Achari Paneer Tikas

Preparation Time: 20 mins.
Cooking Time: 15 mins.
Serves 4.


2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into 25mm.(1") cubes

For the achari marinade

3/4 cup curds, hung (chakka dahi)

1 tbsp green chilli pickle

1 tsp garlic (lehsun)

1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)

1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)

1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds

1/4 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji)

1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

1 tbsp mustard oil

Salt to taste

Preparation Method:

Blend together the curds, green chilli pickle and garlic to a smooth paste.

Add the fennel seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, mustard oil and salt and blend again so the spices are coarsely crushed.

Add the paneer and marinate for 20 minutes. Arrange on skewers.

Cook on a barbeque for a few minutes. Alternatively you could use the grill option of the over or just use a tava (griddle).

When the edges turn golden brown, remove from the skewer and serve hot.

You can use any green chilli pickle of your choice.

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