150 to grams paneer (cottage cheese)
1-2 small capsicum (Shimla mirch)
2 to 4 tbsp oil for shallow frying
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp besan (gram flour)
A pinch of turmeric powder
A pinch red chilli powder (optional)
1/4th tsp garam masala powder
1/4th tsp cumin powder (jeera powder)
1/2 tsp coriander powder (dhania powder)
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain), coarsely crushed
1/2 tsp lemon juice or as required
Salt to taste
How to Prepare
Cut the cottage cheese in cubes.
In a bowl, add all the dry spices to the cottage cheese cubes and the bell peppers and toss them.
Ensure the paneer is properly coated.
Marinate the cottage cheese for 20 to 30 minutes.
Skewer the cottage cheese cubes and alternate them with some chopped capsicum. Make several such skewers.
In a pan, heat some oil.
Gently place the skewered cottage cheese cubes in the oil.
Fry them on all sides till they turn golden brown.
Serve with some mint chutney.