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Tandoori Paneer Tikka Salad

Spicy tandoori paneer is sliced and served as a salad on a spinach bed with pickled onion rings. A uique salad with smoky flavors.
Course Salad
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 25 minutes


  • 250 gms paneer
  • 1 cup mixed bell peppers cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion cut into cubes
  • 1 cup spinach finely chopped
  • 1-2 pickled onion rings
  • chaat masala


  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp green chutney
  • 4 tbsp curd
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp black salt
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch yellow food color
  • Pinch red food color


  • Cut onion slices , place them in a jar, add salt , vinegar, few drops red food color and top with water . It will take 2-3 hours for them to get pickled.
  • Mix all spices ingredients under marinade.
  • Cut the paneer chunk into two.
  • Apply the marinade lavishly and let it soak the flavors for 6-8 hours .
  • Roast the paneer in a grill or a nonstick pan .
  • Cut the roasted paneer into slices.
  • Toss the bell peppers and onion cubes in the left over marinade and grill these too, make sure you do not char them .
  • Serving Style
  • Spread a layer of finely chopped spinach .
  • Make sure the spinach is washed very well and left in a colander to remove excess water.
  • Sprinkle some chat masala .
  • Spread the roasted peppers and onions.
  • Place paneer slices.
  • Place pickled onion rings on a side.
  • Sprinkle chat masala on the paneer slices and onion rings .