achari paneer tikka recipe

with step by step photos yet another variation of the popular paneer tikka flavored with pickling spices. if you enjoy biting into pickle and relishing the sour taste of lemon or mango then you will like this recipe


For The Achaari Marinade
1 tbsp green chilli pickle
1/2 cup hung curds (chakka dahi)
1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1/4 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp mustard (rai / sarson) oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
oil for greasing and cooking

For the achaari marinade
Combine all the ingredients, except the curds in a mixer and blend to a coarse mixture.
Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the curds and mix well.
Add the paneer to the prepared achaari marinade, mix gently and keep aside to marinate for 20 minutes.Arrange the marinated paneer cubes equally on satay sticks and keep aside.Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it with little oil, place a few satays on it and cook on a medium flame, using a little oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.Repeat step 3 to cook more satays.Serve immediately.