For Marinate : Grill a tomato over direct flame until completely charred. Then put in ice cold water, remove skin and blitz in a blender and add to a bowl.
To the bowl, also add - roasted besan, cashewnut powder, ginger garlic paste, sugar, salt, curry leaves, kashmiri red chili powder, garam masala, cumin powder, kasoori methi, nutmeg, black pepper, lemon juice. Mix well.
Heat up the mustard oil until it starts smoking and then add to the marinate. If the consistency is extremely thick, then a tbsp of yogurt can be added.
Add the paneer cubes and coat the paneer gently in the marinate. Place a heatsafe small bowl inside the mixing bowl with the marinated paneer. In the heatsafe bowl, place one hot and activated charcoal and pour in the ghee. Quickly cover bowl and let the paneer marinate for 1 1/2 hours.
Before Cooking : You can take out the paneer from the marinate and put in the dices of bell peppers and onions and marinate them.
Cooking : Heat up a Grill Pan/Tawa in medium-high flame. Drizzle over a tsp of oil. Place the marinated onions and peppers and cook till you see the one side is done, after which turn and cook till its done and you see some dark spots. Take the peppers and onions out.
Drizzle a tsp of oil in the pan, and place the marinated paneer. Cook the paneer in medium flame until done. About 30-45 seconds on each side, Serve Hot!
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Soft & Juicy Cubes of Paneer, coated in a rich smoky marinate and cooked in a tawa.. I & my family simply loved the dish, and din’t miss anything in this Paneer Tikka.. So make it, & share how you liked it. That’s all for today, Thanks 🙂