Paneer Saunfia Tikka

Paneer Saunfia Tikka

Prep Time

1 hour (including marination)

Cook Time

12 mins


  • 500g paneer, cut into cubes
  • 2 red onions, cut into pieces
  • 1 red pepper, cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted


  • 200g coriander leaves, washed and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger puree
  • 4 green chillies, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp Rajah fennel seeds, roasted and ground
  • 2 tbsp natural yogurt
  • 1 tbsp gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. For the marinade, put all the ingredients in a blender and grind until smooth.
  2. Place the marinade in the bowl and add the paneer, onions and peppers and mix well.
  3. Cover and put in the fridge for 1 hour.
  4. Thread the skewers with the paneer, onions and peppers.
  5. Brush the tikkas with butter and place under a grill for 6 to 7 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Serve with a green salad and lemon wedges and naans.