Tandoori Paneer Tikka | Paneer Tikka in the Oven

by | Mar 31, 2020 | Dry and semi dry, Healthy Food, Indian Recipe

Dry Tandoori Paneer Tikka veg is the best Indian recipe. Here I give you a method to prepare a dry tandoori paneer tikka, not masala tikka because masala paneer tikka is a gravied dish. I have made a paneer tikka in the oven or a nonstick Tawa. It is very easy to prepare. Paneer tikka is everyone’s favorite. So enjoy it by making it at home and serve with mint chutney..


  • 400 gm paneer cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup capsicum cut in cubes (seeds removed)
  • onion cut in cubes 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup tomato cut in cubes
  • 1 tbsp chaat masala
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhniya)
  • oil

For Marinade

  •   1 cup fresh curd(dahi)
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp cornflour
  • green chilli paste 1/2 tbsp
  • 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder
  • besan 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper(kali mirch)
  • 1/2 tbsp turmic powder(haldi)
  • garam masala 1/2 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp kasoori methi
  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tbsp roasted cumin seed(jeera)

Method to prepare tandoori paneer tikka

  • Combine marinadepaneer, onioncapsicum and tomato in a bowl.Keep marinade for atleast 1/2 hour.
  • On a wooden stick,arrange 1 piece of paneer , 1 piece of onion, 1 piece of tomato and 1 piece of capsicum.
  • For remaining ingredient make more sicks by repeating same procedure.
  • Now grease non stick tawa, place a wooden sticks on it.
  • Now place the tawa on high rack and grill for 8 minutes.
  • Turn side once in between.
  • If the tikkas are not golden brown, grill for 1-2 minutes more.

Method to serve

  • When tikkas are ready sprinkled a chaat masala and chopped coriander on it and serve hot.


  • You can also make it by using non stick tawa, grease the tawa and place wooden sticks on it and place a tawa on medium flame until the paneer light brown.

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