Paneer Shashlik



This flavorful Paneer Shashlik is a delicious dish that's sure to please the whole family. Tender cubes of paneer are marinated in a savory blend of spices, then skewered and grilled to perfection.

The paneer is then served with a rich and creamy tomato-based sauce, making it a satisfying and hearty meal. Enjoy this flavorful dish with a side of steamed basmati rice or naan. It is an aromatic and flavorful dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. A perfect combination of flavors and textures, this Paneer Shashlik is sure to be a hit!


  • 150 gms paneer, cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper, cubed
  • 1 green bell pepper, cubed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt & pepper to taste


Method of preparation

  • Start by marinating the paneer cubes by mixing together the oil, lemon juice, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Add the paneer cubes, bell peppers, onion cubes and tomato cubes to the marinade and mix to coat all the cubes. Place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Thread the paneer cubes, bell pepper cubes, onion and tomato onto metal skewers (or wooden skewers that have been soaked in water for 30 minutes).
  • Place the skewers onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake the skewers in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the vegetables and paneer are lightly browned.
  • Serve hot. Enjoy!


  • What type of cheese is used for paneer shashlik?
    A: Paneer shashlik is traditionally made with Indian cottage cheese, also known as paneer.

  • What are some common accompaniments for paneer shashlik?
    A: Paneer shashlik is usually served with naan bread, rice, and a variety of chutneys and sauces.

  • How long does it take to make paneer shashlik?
    A: Paneer shashlik can be prepared in as little as one hour.

  • Is paneer shashlik suitable for vegetarians?
    A: Yes, paneer shashlik is a vegetarian dish.

  • Is paneer shashlik spicy?
    A: The amount of spice in paneer shashlik can vary depending on the recipe and individual taste preferences.

  • Are there any variations of paneer shashlik?
    A: Yes, paneer shashlik can be prepared with a variety of vegetables like baby corn, boiled potato and sauces.


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