Paneer Golkonda

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Paneer Golkonda is a royal dish from the kingdom of Golconda, located in Hyderabad.

Soft and tender paneer cubes are marinated in mixture of curd, cream, spices and cooked in a tandoor (or a clay oven).

Once cooked they are served with mint chutney as an appetizer snack. They are also a perfect snack for any parties, special occasions or even as an evening snack.

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Paneer Golkonda Recipe

A dish from the royal kitchens of Hyderabad, this is a perfect snack for any occasion.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Andhra, Indian, South Indian

Ingredients for Paneer Golkonda

  • 500 gms Paneer Cubes
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 cup Hung Curd
  • big handful Coriander Leaves
  • as per taste Salt as per taste
  • Cream for garnishing
  • as required Butter for brushing on top
  • Wooden Skewers soaked in water for 30 minutes

Optional

  • 1/4 cup Capsicum cut into rounds
  • 1/4 cup Onion cut into rounds
  • 1/4 cup Tomato cut into rounds

How to make Paneer Golkonda

  • Combine the green chilli paste, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, garam masala powder, coriander leaves and salt in a bowl.
  • Add the hung curd and mix until all spices are thoroughly mixed.
  • Add the paneer cubes and mix carefully without breaking the paneer.
  • Ensure the paneer pieces are coated with the marinade.
  • Keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Put the marinated paneer pieces on skewers. If using, place a capcisum or onion or tomato in-between each paneer cube.
  • Cook in a clay oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Once the paneer are cooked, remove and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Brush with butter.
  • Serve with fresh cream and mint chutney.

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