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Tandoori Paneer



Servings – 1
Cooking time – 30 min
Level of cooking – Medium

Tandoori paneer is a great source of protein, especially for vegetarians. Paneer is an all-rounder when it comes to dishes. Mix it with anything and it tastes good as always. This Tandoori Paneer recipe is a boon to your taste buds. Check out the procedure.


50 gms paneer (cottage cheese) cubes

½ tsp ginger (adrak)

1 to 3 green chillies

½  tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

1 garlic (lehsun) cloves

3/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp chilli powder

1 capsicum cut into fine rings

few drops of orange colour

1 tbsp oil

1 tbsp lemon juice


Combine the garlic, ginger, cumin seeds and green chillies and blend in a mixer and make a smooth paste.

Add the salt, chilli powder and lemon juice to the paste and add orange colour and mix well.

Apply 3/4 of this paste nicely on all the sides of the paneer pieces.

Keep the leftover paste aside.

At the time of serving, keep this paneer in a greased dish and grill for 10 minutes or till it is dry and crisp.

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add the onions and saute for few minutes.

Add the leftover paste and a few drops of lemon juice, salt and paneer pieces and mix well.

Sprinkle tandoori masala.

Serve immediately.