Tandoori Paneer

A flavoursome combination of Indian cheese and chunky vegetables on skewers served with a refreshing mint chutney from Merrilees Parker
By Merrilees Parker
Tandoori Paneer
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

For the paneer

  • 1 red pepper, seeds removed and cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, seeds removed and cut into chunks
  • 2 courgettes, cut into chunks
  • 200 g paneer

For the marinade

  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only
  • 1 tsp tomato purée
  • 2 green chillies, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

For the mint chutney

  • 50 g mint leaves
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 onion
  • 30 g coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp demerara sugar
  • raw sliced onions, to garnish

Method

1. Blend the marinade ingredients together and mix with the vegetables and paneer.

2. Place the vegetables and paneer alternately on skewers.

3. Heat a pan and when really hot, brush with oil then add the skewers, turning as they brown.

4. To make the mint chutney; place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend to a rough texture.

5. To serve; serve the mint chutney with the tandoori paneer and garnish with raw onion and leaves.

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