Paneer tikka with pea and mint relish

Paneer Tikka Recipe with Pea and Mint Relish
  • 30 Minutes Plus 1 Hour Chilling Time
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Check out our seasonal vegetarian recipe using peas and Indian cheese, paneer. For perfectly cooked paneer, make sure you have a crunchy, charred outside with a soft and succulent middle. Divine!

Ingredients

  • tikka curry paste 2 tbsp
  • greek yogurt 3 tbsp, plus extra to serve
  • gram flour 1 tbsp
  • paneer 2 blocks, cut into 3cm chunks
  • green pepper 1, cut into chunks
  • watercress to serve
  • naans to serve, warmed

PEA AND MINT RELISH

  • 
white wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • caster sugar 2 tsp
  • shallots 2, finely chopped
  • peas 200g, blanched
  • mint a small bunch, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1Mix the curry paste, yogurt and gram flour and season. Toss with the paneer and leave in the fridge for 1 hour. 
  • STEP 2To make the relish heat the vinegar and sugar gently in a pan until the sugar has dissolved. Add the shallots and leave to sit.
  • STEP 3When you’re ready to cook, thread the paneer onto skewers, alternating with chunks of pepper. Grill under a high heat for 6-8 minutes until charred and coloured.ADVERTISINGinRead invented by TeadsWhen you’re ready to cook, thread the paneer onto skewers, alternating with chunks of pepper. Grill under a high heat for 6-8 minutes until charred and coloured.
  • STEP 4Mix the peas and mint into the vinegar and serve with the paneer, some extra yogurt, watercress and warm naan breads.

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