Paneer Kabab (Cottage Cheese Kabab)

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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings

This simple dish of kabobs can be made ahead of time and grilled quickly when you're ready to eat. It also makes a great appetizer.


  • 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

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Mix the yogurt with the coriander, cumin, chili and turmeric powders and garlic paste. Add salt to taste. Whisk to get a smooth paste.

  3. Add the cubes of paneer to this paste and coat well. Allow to marinate for several hours.

  4. On wooden barbecue skewers, alternate cubes of paneer with the cherry tomatoes and green bell peppers squares.

  5. Grill on a barbecue or in the oven until the vegetables are soft as per your liking.

  6. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon and serve.

  7. Enjoy!