Barbequed Cheese


Barbequed Cheese

Barbequed Cheese (Paneer `e Khas)
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 250 gm Cottage cheese Paneer
  • 25 gm Fresh capsicum sliced into big pieces
  • 2 nos Onion cut into big pieces
  • 2 nos Tomato cut into big pieces
  • 1 no Green chilly
  • 25 gm Fresh ginger
  • 2 - Garlic cloves small
  • 2 tsp Corn flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 ml Edible colour Green
  • or
  • 20 gm Mint leaves paste
  • 100 gm Fresh curd
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper ground
  • 10 ml Cooking oil
  • 1 tsp Chat masala
  • Freshly chopped coriander or dried grounded mint leaves for garnishing


  • Cut paneer into 10 equal pieces (cubes).
  • Grate fresh ginger, green chilly and garlic.
  • Add them to curd along with the corn flour, salt, pepper, color and mint leaves paste(chutney). 4)Pour them in a bowl and whip/beat for about 8 minutes, till you get a thick green, evenly whipped paste. 5)Pierce fine holes (5-6) on the paneer cubicles with a matchstick or a toothpick.
  • Marinate the paneer cubicles in the paste for about 6 hrs.
  • Put the marinated paneer cubicles, onion pieces, tomato pieces and capsicum pieces alternately, on the skewer sticks of your tandoor oven or OTG and barbeque for about 20 minutes at temperatue of 250 -300 degrees centigrade. 8)Put a few drops of cooking oil/butter on the cheese, if you like the cheese to be brown and crispier!! :- One can also cook this in a microwave oven. (For best results, earthen oven is recommended). The OTG results are equally good!! 9)Garnish the barbequed cheese with sprinkled chat masala, grounded dry mint leaves or freshly chopped coriander.
  • :- You can also finely chop green cabbage leaves with fresh carrot for garnishing.
  • :- Serve the juicy capsicum flavored paneer cubicles with fresh lime and chutney/ketchup!!
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