Lehsuni Paneer Tikka

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Total Time:
2 hours and 30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Grill Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Celebrate Raksha Bandhan with this tasty and healthy recipe curated by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

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  • 600 grams cottage cheese, cut into 1½-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons tandoori masala
  • 300 grams drained yogurt
  • 3½ tablespoons Nutralite Cheesy Garlic Mayonnaise
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • ½ tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1½ tablespoons garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon carom seed powder
  • 1 tablespoon chaat masala
  • 4 tablespoons roasted gram flour
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

How to Make Lehsuni Paneer Tikka

  • Slit the cottage cheese cubes without cutting through.
  • Mix one tablespoon of the garlic paste and tandoori masala in a small bowl. Stuff the mixture into the slits of the cottage cheese cubes with your fingers. Set aside.
  • Mix together the yogurt, Nutralite Cheesy Garlic Mayonnaise, remaining garlic paste, green chilli, fresh coriander, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, carom seed powder, chaat masala, roasted gram flour and vinegar in a bowl.
  • Add the stuffed cottage cheese in this marinade and set aside for around two hours in a refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 200°C/400F/Gas Mark 6.
  • Thread the cottage cheese cubes one inch apart onto the skewers.
  • Cook them in the preheated oven for eight to ten minutes, or roast or grill overlive charcoal or in a tandoor over a moderate heat for six to eight minutes.
  • Serve hot with salad and Green Chutney.