Achari Paneer Tikka

Achari Paneer Tikka Recipe is basically, a indian pickle flavoured paneer cubes tikka recipe which is a ideal starter of appetiser recipe. in other words, it is another variation to the popular paneer tikka recipe. it is a popular north indian or punjabi cuisine paneer recipes which is now appreciated not just in india but all over the world.

• 1 cup thick curd / yogurt, fresh
• 1 tsp mustard powder / rai powder
• 1.5 tsp kashmiri red chili powder / lal mirch powder
• ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
• 1 tsp fennel powder / saunf powder
• ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
• ½ tsp garam masala
• 1 tbsp ginger - garlic paste
• ¼ tsp methi powder / fenugreek powder
• ¼ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
• 2 tbsp mustard oil / any cooking oil
• ½ tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves, crushed
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• salt to taste
• 1 capsicum, cubed
• ½ medium sized onion, petals
• 9 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
• 3 tsp oil, for roasting

Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)

1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take curd.
2. further add mustard powder, chili powder, turmeric, fennel powder, cumin powder, garam masala, methi powder, ajwain and kasuri methi leaves.
3. also add ginger garlic paste.
4. additionally add 2 tbsp mustard oil or any cooking oil.
5. now add lemon juice.
6. furthermore add salt to taste.
7. whisk smooth making sure the spices are mixed well with the curd.
8. now add capsicum, onions and paneer / cottage cheese.
9. mix gently without breaking paneer.
10. further, cover and refrigerate to marinate for 1 hour or more.
11. place the marinated paneer, capsicum and onions over tawa and pan fry.
12. roast the tikkas on medium flame on both side with oil as required.
13. now insert the marinated paneer, capsicum and onions into wooden skewers.
14. also garnish with leftover tikka sauce.
15. finally, serve achari paneer tikka with green chuntey and few salads.

Recipe Credits: Hebbar's Kitchen

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