Pesto Paneer Tikka

Honey Buzzard


Pesto Paneer Tikka is a cottage cheese appetizer marinated in a traditional Italian pesto sauce and grilled in authentic Indian tikka style. It is a contemporary appetizer plate that pairs perfect with white wines. Also, this tikka is marinated in a nutty - herby pesto, instead of the tikka spices, therefore an absolutely healthy choice!


  • 300 grams cottage cheese paneer
  • 1 big onion (cut into 4-6 pieces)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (cut into 4-6 pieces)
  • 1 green chili
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts (or mix of pine nuts & walnuts)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4-5 table spoons cooking cream
  • kosher salt
  • pepper
  • 2-3 lemon wedges


  1. In a food processor jar, add basil leaves and pine nuts, blend few times. Add the garlic and parmesan cheese in the jar and blend several...
  2. Get the full instructions at Honey Buzzard
Pesto Paneer Tikka

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2-3 people
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