Paneer Tikka Sandwich

Paneer Tikka sandwich is a popular Indian vegetarian sandwich. As much as one loves Paneer Tikka, they love it’s sandwich too. Recipe is easy and can be enjoyed in breakfast, lunch or as a snack.

Also try: Paneer Corn Sandwich with Tomatoes or just Paneer Corn Sandwich.

Course: Breakfast or Snacks

Servings: makes 4 sandwiches

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 Mins, Marination – 30 mins, Cooking –  15 Mins, Total – 55 mins


  1. Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) – 200 grams (chopped in small cubes)
  2. Onion – 1/2 cup (chopped in small cubes)
  3. Tomato – 1/2 cup (seeded and chopped in small cubes)
  4. Capsicum or Bell Pepper – 1/2 cup (chopped in small cubes)
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1.5 tsp
  6. Hung Curd (or Greek Yogurt) – 1/2 cup
  7. Besan (Gram Flour) – 1 tbsp
  8. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  9. Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. Dry Mango Powder (Amchur) – 1/2 tsp
  12. Chaat Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  13. Black Salt – 1/4 tsp
  14. Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp
  15. Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
  16. Coriander Leaves – as required
  17. Bread Slices – 8 (your choice of bread)
  18. Green Chutney – as required (recipe here)
  19. Butter – to shallow fry sandwich
  20. Oil – 3 tbsp
  21. Salt to taste.

How to make Paneer Tikka Sandwich:

  1. Take a mixing bowl. Add hung curd, 1 tbsp oil, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, besan, coriander powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder, chaat masala powder, black salt, kasuri methi and salt. Mix well to a smooth marinade
  2. Add paneer, onions, tomatoes and bell peppers. Gently mix to well coat in the marinade. Let it rest for 30 mins
  3. Heat 2 tbsp of oil. Add the marinated paneer and veggies. Cook for about 10 mins on medium flame, stirring occasionally. Add coriander leaves and mix. Your paneer tikka filling is ready. Keep aside
  4. Now take a slice of bread. Spread some green chutney and add desired amount of paneer tikka filling. Place other slice on top of it and gently press a little
  5. Meanwhile heat a non-stick pan or a grill pan or a sandwich maker
  6. Add butter and place the sandwich on it. Cook from both the sides with butter till it’s crisp and brown
  7. Your Paneer Tikka Sandwich is ready. Serve hot and enjoy!!!



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