Paneer Tikka Kebab


The paneer cheese is a typical Indian unripened cheese made at home. It has a sour taste and is often used for vegetarian variations of dishes made of meat, or for soups. Paneer Tikka Masala made with cottage cheese is very popular in the continent especially in the north, but is also consumed in countries like Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh where milk is an ingredient present in much of the local cuisine. It is also called Chhena. It is traditional for women in India to work directly dairy products in their kitchens.

The paneer is an Indian cheese similar to cottage cheese is said, adds flavour and for this reason it is almost always combined with preparations of vegetables stewed or raw, or is eaten fried, marinated in many ways, but also grilled or put in the oven. Paneer Tikka, made ​​with Cottage Cheese, cottage cheese present in many recipes, both spicy and sweet.

The paneer is an Indian cheese similar to cottage cheese is said, but to me it seems more like a first salt is little flavor and for this reason it is almost always combined with preparations of vegetables stewed or raw, or is eaten fried, marinated in many ways, but also put grilled or baked. Surely many of you know him, but for those few who still are unaware of its existence the paneer cheese is a typical Indian unseasoned homemade.

It has a sour taste and is often used for variants of vegetarian dishes made ​​of Paneer, Tikka Masala, or for Paneer Tikka Kebab. It is very popular on the continent especially in the north, but is also consumed in countries such as Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh where milk is an ingredient present in local cuisine. It is also called Chhena. Tradition is that women, in India, to work directly dairy products in their kitchens. The paneer is also available in fast-food places where it is more widespread. McDonald's and Taco Bell India offer it in some of their specialties like variant specifically designed for vegetarians.

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Paneer Kebab



Ingredients:

10 cubes paneer cottage cheese
18 cherry tomatoes
1 onion diced
2 green bell peppers
1 cup yogurt
2 tsps garlic paste
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1 lemon to garnish


Recipe Method


Mix the yogurt with the coriander, cumin, chilli and turmeric powders and garlic paste. Add salt to taste. Whisk to get a smooth paste.

Add the cubes of paneer to this paste and coat well. Allow to marinate for several hours.

On wooden barbecue skewers, alternate cubes of paneer with the cherry tomatoes, onion and green bell peppers squares. Brush the kebabs with oil.

Preheat the broiler or the grill. Grill on a barbecue or in the oven for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are soft as per your liking. Grill them until the vegetables are cooked and the paneer turns light orange shade or until done.

Garnish with a squeeze of lemon and serve.

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