Create Chakra Food: Tandoori Paneer Skewers

Posted on 4th August 2015

If you've been following our blog you will know that last week we brought you a fabulous recipe for Tarka Dahl. This week, we take a look at our recipe for Tandoori Paneer Skewers, a flavoursome dish which is perfect to share with others. If you missed last week's blog post, you can find it here. So, if you haven't been able to book a table with us, try these at home!

15 mins prep
15 mins cooking

Recipe - Tandoori Paneer Skewers

Tandoori Paste - Method

  • Mix together salt, cayenne, coriander, chili powder, garlic powder, dry mustard, ginger, turmeric, fennel, cumin, and paprika in a food processor.
  • Add lime juice and yogurt when ready to make a paste; store in refrigerator.
tandoori paste


  • 150g pot natural yogurt
  • 3 tbsp tandoori paste - see above
  • 4 limes, 3 juiced, 1 cut into wedges
  • 2 x 225g blocks paneer, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 2 small red onions, cut into 1cm slices
  • 1 mango, cut into small dice
  • 1 avocado, cut into small dice
  • small pack mint, chopped
  • 500g basmati rice, to serve (optional)


  • Heat grill to high. Mix the yogurt in a medium bowl with the tandoori paste, 1 tbsp lime juice and some seasoning. Add the paneer and gently stir in to coat.

tandoori paste and paneer

  • Thread the paneer onto metal skewers alternating with pepper and onion, then place on a baking tray lined with foil.
  • Grill the skewers for 10 mins, turning halfway through, until the paneer is hot and the veg is softened and slightly charred.
  • Meanwhile, make the salsa by mixing the mango, avocado, mint and remaining lime juice.
  • Serve the skewers, with salsa, lime wedges, and rice.

These Tandoori Paneer Skewers are delicious and perfect for those who love cheese! Try them out at home and let us know how you got on via our Facebook or Twitter page.

tandoori paneer skewers

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