Paneer tikka with pea and mint relish

Paneer tikka with pea and mint relish

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Check out our seasonal vegetarian recipe using peas and Indian cheese, paneer. For perfectly cooked paneer, make sure you have a crunchy, charred outside with a soft and succulent middle. Divine!

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Ingredients

  • tikka curry paste 2 tbsp
  • greek yogurt 3 tbsp, plus extra to serve
  • gram flour 1 tbsp
  • paneer 2 blocks, cut into 3cm chunks
  • green pepper 1, cut into chunks

Pea and mint relish

  • 
white wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • caster sugar 2 tsp
  • shallots 2, finely chopped
  • peas 200g, blanched
  • mint a small bunch, chopped

To serve

  • watercress
  • naans warmed

Method

  • Step 1

    Mix the curry paste, yogurt and gram flour and season. Toss with the paneer and leave in the fridge for 1 hour.

     

  • Step 2

    To make the relish heat the vinegar and sugar gently in a pan until the sugar has dissolved. Add the shallots and leave to sit.

  • Step 3

    When you’re ready to cook, thread the paneer onto skewers, alternating with chunks of pepper. Grill under a high heat for 6-8 minutes until charred and coloured.

    When you’re ready to cook, thread the paneer onto skewers, alternating with chunks of pepper. Grill under a high heat for 6-8 minutes until charred and coloured.

  • Step 4

    Mix the peas and mint into the vinegar and serve with the paneer, some extra yogurt, watercress and warm naan breads.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 508
  • Fat 33.4g
  • Saturates 19.8g
  • Carbs 14.4g
  • Sugars 9.1g
  • Fibre 4.7g
  • Protein 35.2g
  • Salt 0.4g
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