Paneer Tikka Shashlik

Homemade Paneer Tikka Shashlik

Try making your own paneer with our delicious recipe! It’s much easier than you think, and guaranteed to impress everyone. Then use your homemade paneer in our tasty mini shashlik recipe, an Indian tikka kebab. This dish is perfect for canapés or a quick snack!


For the Paneer:
2l full-fat milk
3 tbsp lemon
For the marinade:
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ginger and garlic paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp oil 
100g thick curd
1 tbsp cornfour
1 tsp garam masala
For the tikka shashlik: 
1 onion
1 green pepper
1 red pepper


  • Line a sieve with muslin over a bowl
  • Heat the milk over a medium heat
  • When the milk is almost boiling, lower the heat and add the lemon juice
  • Stir with a wood spoon until the milk curdles and separates
  • Turn the heat off and pour the mixture through the muslin
  • Allow to drain, then pull the muslin and squeeze all the liquid out
  • Ti the muslin and place something heavy on top over a siever
  • Let it drain for an hour and you’ll have paneer
  • Mix together all your marinade ingredients
  • Chop the peppers and onions into chunks
  • Cut the cheese into cubes and add the marinade and vegetables
  • Leave the paneer to marinade for at least 2 hours
  • Using toothpicks, layer the paneer cubes and vegetable chunks
  • Grill in the oven on high heat for 7 minutes
  • Sprinkle fresh coriander and enjoy