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Achari Paneer Tikka, How to Make Panner Tikka

Achari Paneer Tikka- Marinated and fried cottage cheese and capsicum snack

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: snacks/starters
Cuisine: Indian, Satvik Food
Keyword: achari, paneer tikka
Servings: 4 person
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 8 Cubes Cottage cheese / Paneer (Paneer ) - Cubed
  • 8 Cubes Bell Peppers / Capsicum / Shimla Mirch
  • 8 Cubes Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • 1.5 tsp Readymade Pickle Masala / Achar Masala
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt / Dahi Thick
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1/3 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 2 tsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1.5 tsp Mustard Oil / Sarso ka tel
  • to taste Salt / Namak


  • In a bowl add yogurt,corn flour,mustard oil,pickle masala,1/2 tsp lemon juice,chili powder and salt.
  • Mix well and add paneer cubes and cover and let it rest for 30 Min.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the paneer cubes to a nice golden colour.
  • Now add the capsicum pieces in the remaining marinade and fry in hot oil.
  • Drain and keep aside(no need to give a golden colour to capsicum and tomatoes, fry till they retain their original colour)
  • Now add tomato pieces in the marinade and deep fry (you don't need much batter to coat the capsicum and tomato,just little batter is enough to give taste and flavour)
  • Arrange one capsicum,one paneer and one tomato piece in a toothpick,repeat this with all the pieces.
  • Sprinkle some chat masala and lemon juice and serve.
  • Serving suggestion-serve with mint yogurt dip or ketchup.


1-Instead of deep frying you can also shallow fry them in a nonstick pan or arrange in a skewer and directly roast over flame /BBQ or roast in a hot oven.
2- You may also add tofu,mushrooms,cubed boiled potatoes or cauliflower florets.
3- If you don't have readymade pickle masala then use some pickle masala from your favourite pickle.


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1774mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2350IU | Vitamin C: 114.7mg | Calcium: 480mg | Iron: 1.1mg