Microwave Spl: Paneer Tikka

I tried this easy to make paneer recipe last weekend because I was feeling well, lazy to grind all masalas to a paste and make a proper gravy-based dish. So I simply marinated the cottage cheese (paneer) with dry spices and cooked it in the microwave for 7-8 minutes on a temperature of 350 °C.  Made a few rotis and cut up a simple salad of cucumber onion and tomato.
  • 300 gms paneer cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2-3 pods of cardamom crushed
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2-3 tbsp yogurt
  • Salt to taste

  • Mix all the spices, except for salt with curd and marinate the paneer in this mixture.
  • Let it marinate at least for 30 minutes.
  • Transfer paneer to a microwave safe bowl and stir in salt.
  • Set the temperature to 350°C and set the timer for four minutes at first. Then turn the paneer pieces and set it for four more minutes. Serve hot with rotis and raita.


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