How to make Paneer Tikka Pizza - Cheese spread applied on fresh pizza base, topped with mozzarella cheese, paneer tikka, capsicum, tomato and onion pieces and baked.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Indo-Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Paneer Tikka Pizza

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

For more recipes related to Paneer Tikka Pizza checkout Til Paneer, Tiranga Paneer Tikka, Paneer Sandwich, Paneer Bhurji Samosa . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Air Fried Chicken Wings, Chicken Basket, Tomato Upma, Potato Recichad.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Tikka Pizza Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes 450 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups + for dusting

  • Fresh yeast 20 grams

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1 teaspoon + to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + ½ teaspoon + for greasing

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1½ teaspoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Hung yogurt 2-3 tablespoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Cheese spread 8 tablespoons

  • Mozzarella cheese For topping

  • Green capsicum seeded and cut into dices 1 medium

  • Tomato cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Onion quartered and separated into layers, 1 medium


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a baking tray with olive oil.

Step 2

Place cottage cheese cubes in a bowl. Add red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt, chaat masala, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste and yogurt.

Step 3

Heat ½ teaspoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add gram flour and roast on low heat till fragrant. Transfer this to the bowl and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Add 2 tablespoons water to yeast along with sugar and set aside for the yeast to activate.

Step 5

Combine flour, salt, oil and activated yeast in a bowl. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside to prove.

Step 6

Dust the worktop with flour, divide the dough into 4 equal portions and shape them into balls. Dust them with flour and roll out into thin discs to get the pizza base.

Step 7

Place pizza base on the greased tray, cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 8

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Place marinated cottage cheese cubes, one by one, and cook till golden from all sides.

Step 9

Spread 2 tablespoons cheese spread onto each base. Top with cheese, cooked cottage cheese cubes, capsicum, tomato and onion.

Step 10

Place the pizza onto the baking tray, put tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 11

Serve hot.