Paneer Kabab (Cottage Cheese Kabab)

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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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This simple dish can be made ahead of time and grilled quickly when you're ready to eat. It also makes a great appetizer. The recipe makes 6 kababs.

What You'll Need

  • 30 cubes of paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 18 cherry tomatoes
  • 3 green bell peppers (cut into 2-inch squares)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds roasted and coarsely ground
  • Salt to taste

How to Make It

  1. Mix the yogurt with the coriander, cumin, chili and turmeric powders and garlic paste. Add salt to taste. Whisk to get a smooth paste.
  2. Add the cubes of paneer to this paste and coat well. Allow to marinate for several hours.
  3. On wooden barbecue skewers, alternate cubes of paneer with the cherry tomatoes and green bell peppers squares.
  4. Grill on a barbecue or in the oven until the vegetables are soft as per your liking.
  1. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon and serve.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1253
Total Fat 51 g
Saturated Fat 20 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 197 mg
Sodium 4,195 mg
Carbohydrates 67 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 132 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)