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Paneer Tikka Skewers

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: indian street food, paneer, street food

Ingredients

Paneer

  • 400 g paneer
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp besan (chickpea flour)
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 2 tsp kashmiri mirch
  • 1/2 c yogurt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp amchur powder
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

veggies

  • red bell pepper
  • red onions

Chutney

  • 1/3 c yogurt
  • 4 tbsp cilantro (finely chopped and tightly packed)
  • 1 tbsp mint (finely chopped and tightly packed)
  • 1/4 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp amchur
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 jalapeno (or to taste-finely chopped)
  • fresh lime juice (to taste)

spicy pickled onions

  • 2-3 tsp oil
  • 1/4 large red onion
  • 1 lime
  • 3/4 tsp chaat masala
  • 3/4 tsp kashmiri mirch

Instructions

Paneer

  • Heat up 1 tbsp of oil and add in besan and ajwain and cook until golden brown.
  • In a bowl add besan mixture, yogurt, and all spices.
  • Chop paneer into cubes and veggies and coat well in marinade. Let marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Pop in your paneer and veggies into the air fryer at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes.

Chutney

  • Simply blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.

Pickled Onions

  • Stir fry onions in oil on low-medium heat until translucent.
  • Add in lime juice and the onions should turn bright pink! Make sure to use a lot of lime juice for this.
  • Add in spices and cook on low heat until all lime juice has absorbed.

Assembly

  • Assemble paneer, bell peppers, and onions on skewers and serve with chutney and pickled onions.
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