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May 21, 2015

Paneer Tikka Recipe in Tawa &Green Chutney With Curd - Stove Top Version

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Paneer tikka recipe in gas stove
Last week,I made paneer tikka for the first time using gas stove.Even though i have an oven with microwave,convection and grill options,i din’t want to make use of it as it was my first attempt.So i tried in my new non-stick tawa.It came out very well.Paneer was perfectly browned & soft.I watched Sanjeev kapoor channel’s youtube video hosted by my favourite Chef Harpal singh.I had already tried Corn cheese balls following his recipe and it was a super hit among my family and friends.So i tried this recipe without any hesitation.He demonstrated the recipe using gas tandoor but i made the same in tawa.Sendhil loved it and relished the tikka with green chutney adding curd. I became very happy and confident enough to try this recipe for my guests too.Soon i must try the same using my oven’s grill option and make a post here.Now lets see how to make paneer tikka using gas stove in TawaHappy.
Paneer tikka recipe

green chutney for tandoori

Paneer tikka recipe-Stove top version & Green chutney

Paneer tikka recipe-stove top version & Green chutney Paneer tikka recipe using Tawa in Gas stove and its most popular side dish - Green chutney
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Side dish
Serves: Serves 2-3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes


  • Paneer - 100 gms
  • Tomato - 1 no ( deseeded,optional,i dint use)
  • Green capsicum - 1/2 no (u can use colourful bell peppers too)
  • Big onion - 2 nos
  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
For marination
  • Hung curd or thick curd - 1/2 cup
  • Kashmiri Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Tandoori masala powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Ginger&garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Chat masala powder -1/2tsp
  • Kasoori methi - 2 pinches
  • Lemon juice - few drops
  • Salt - as needed
To roast
  • Butter – 1.5 tbsp
  • Besan flour - 1.5 tsp
  • Ajwain - 1/8 tsp
Mustard oil or cooking oil – 2 tbsp + 2 pinch of turmeric powder

Green Chutney with curd
  • Mint+coriander leaves – 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies – 1or 2 no
  • Thick fresh Curd – 1/4 cup
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Chat masala – a pinch
  • Garlic cloves – 2 nos
  • Ginger – 1/2 inch piece
  • Black salt – 2 pinches
  • Sugar -  1/4 tsp
  • Salt – as needed

  • Heat butter in a kadai and roast the ajwain & besan flour.Roast well in medium flame for 2-3 minutes till u get a nice aroma.It will turn like a thick paste.Set aside and let it cool.
  • Soak the skewer in water for 30 minutes to avoid getting burnt.
Paneer tikka recipe
  • Take the hung or thick curd in a wide bowl.Add 1 tbsp of roasted besan mix.Mix the spice powders,g&g paste,salt ,kasoori methi and few drops of lemon juice. Check for taste and set aside.
    • Heat 2 tbsp of mustard oil & when it starts to smoke,add turmeric powder.Switch off the flame immediately & add the oil to the marinated masala.
  • Cut the paneer,tomato,capsicum and onion into square shared pieces as shown in the pic.Now add all the veggies to the masala and allow it to marinate for minimum 2 hours or over night in refrigerator.
Paneer tikka recipe
  • Arrange the marinated pieces in a skewer or tooth pick.I placed paneer,then onion,capsicum and i repeated the same order.I finished it with a paneer piece.You can order them as per your wish.Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non-stick tawa.After the oil is heated,turn the flame to low.Keep the skewer and cover the tawa with a lid.Let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then turn the skewer and cook the other side till it turns golden brown.Keep turning every now and then till u achieve the color.Onions,capsicum,paneer would be roasted well and will give a nice smell.Remove in a plate and serve it really hot with green chutney to enjoy its best taste.
Alternate method : Instead of skewing all the veggies,u can saute each vegetable separately in oil and then arrange them in toothpick or skewer.
For green chutney : Wash and take mint+coriander leaves in a mixie jar.To this, add all the other ingredients.Grind it to a smooth paste adding curd.Do not add water.Remove the chutney & serve with tikka.

Green chutney


  • Adjust the spices as per your taste.
  • If u don’t have tandoori masala,add garam masala instead.But tandoor masala works the best.

Paneer tikka recipe stove top

Paneer tikka is ready to relish with green chutney & garam garam Chai HappyEnjoy !!
Paneer tikka recipe

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