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Paneer Tikka Shashlik (Grilled Paneer Tikka Skewers)

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoon light cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoon tandoori masala
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon amchoor powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • 500 gms paneer cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium-sized onion cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces


  • In a large bowl, mix the yogurt, oil, spices and salt to form a smooth marinade.
  • Add the paneer and veggie pieces into the bowl and give it a gentle mix. Let this marinade for a 10-15 minutes, or longer for 1-2 hours if possible.
  • When you're ready to cook, heat a grill pan on medium-high heat. Gently skewer the paneer pieces alternating with the peppers and onions, and grill until lightly brown and cooked on all sides.
  • Serve immediately with some Green Chutney on the side.