Paneer Tikka

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Paneer Tikka

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Vegetarian
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Diabetic

Description

Paneer tikka is a healthy, delicious and easy to make recipe that can be consumed as a snack or main course. It can be made with minimal oil. Since it is a grilled food its healthy and suitable for weight loss too.  It can be served without any sides but it tastes best when served with homemade chutneys, dips, raita and onion salad.


Ingredients

  • Paneer -200 Gram
  • Red Bell pepper-1/2
  • Green bell pepper- 1/2
  • Onion- 1 medium size

For Marination

  • Curd- 200 gram
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tablespoon
  • Ajwain powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Jeera powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
  • Dry mango powder-1 tsp
  • Chaat masala- 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt-as per taste

 

 

 


Instructions

Method

  • Cut paneer in 2” square shape.
  • Cut onion, capsicum in square shape

Marination

  • In a large Bowl, Take curd and whisk it till it becomes smooth.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and all the spices and powder
  • Mix it well.
  • Add vegetables and paneer into the marinate.
  • Marinate for at least 2 hours
  • Skewer the vegetables and paneer alternately on skewers.
  • Bake paneer tikka for 15-20 minutes at 240 degree.
  • Serve it with coriander or mint chutney.

 

 


Notes

More vegetables can be added like mushrooms, cauliflower, broccoli while marination. We can make different variety of paneer tikka by adding coriander chutney to the marination mix.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 18g

Keywords: Vegetarian snack, Healthy Snack, High protein, Vegetarian Dinner option,

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Oats Makhana chivda

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Oats Makhana chivda

  • Author: Sanjana
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: small jar
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

An guilt free and quick tea time namkeen which is not fried and healthy! An easy to prepare chivda mix which stays good for weeks!


Ingredients

  1. Rolled oats: ½ cup
  2. Poha :  ¼ cup
  3. Peanuts : 1tsp
  4. Roasted Makhana / Fox nuts: ½ cup
  5. Roasted Bengal gram: 1 tsp
  6. Ghee : 1tsp
  7. Cumin seeds: 1tsp
  8. Mustard seeds: 1tsp
  9. Curry leaves: 3-4
  10. Crushed Garlic: ½ tsp
  11. Turmeric powder: 1tsp
  12. Red chilli powder: 1tsp
  13. Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. In a pan, dry roast rolled oats for 5-6 minutes until it is crisp. In the same pan, dry roast poha until crisp.
  2. -In another pan, heat up the ghee, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add in the roasted Bengal gram, peanuts and cook till golden brown.
  3. Then add in curry leaves, crushed garlic, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well.
  4. Now add in the roasted poha, rolled oats & makhana to it and mix well. Let the mixture roast for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Store it in air tight container once cools down.

Notes

    1. Along with peanuts and roasted bengal gram, you can add cashews and almonds too.

Nutrition

  • Fat: 12.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.7g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 10g

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