Paneer Satay Recipe

Paneer Satay Recipe is made with marinated paneer cooked on a stove top grill or in an oven. This protein rich Paneer Recipe is delicious and can be served with a Peanut Dipping Sauce.

Archana Doshi
Paneer Satay Recipe
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The Paneer Satay Recipe is a classic vegetarian recipe, of Paneer which makes a perfect appetizer for parties or even a tea time snack. The subtle blend of spices of garlic and ginger brings out the flavor of the paneer satay. What more it uses much less oil and makes it healthy as well.

Satay is a popular dish from South East asia. It is mainly made of meat and is served with a peanut dipping sauce. For the vegetarian satay you can use tofu as well as paneer. Satay is usually made on a barbeque or grilled over charcoal but you can make these satay in an oven as well. 

Serve this delicious Paneer Satay Recipe along with Peanut Dipping Sauce as a party appetisers.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian appetizers that you can make for your house parties:

  1. Moong Matar Kebab Recipe
  2. Rajma Malai Cutlet Recipe
  3. Congress Buns Recipe

Course: Appetizer
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Grill Pan
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


  • 500 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cut lengthwise of 1 inch thickness 
  • Inrgedients for the marinade
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 3 cloves Garlic , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 tablespoons Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Paneer Satay Recipe

  1. To begin making the Paneer Satay Recipe, combine the marinade ingredients including ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, dark soy sauce, sesame oil and salt in a large bowl.

  2. Add the paneer and toss gently to coat the paneer well with the  marinade. Let the paneer marinate for about 30 minutes or you can refrigerate overnight if you plan to make it the next day.

  3. I like to roast the paneer on a stove top grill, you can also do it in the oven that is preheated at 200 C.

  4. Place the paneer on the preheated skillet and roast it until it is evenly browned on all sides. Keep drizzling some of the marinade as the paneer is roasting, so it absorbs additional flavors.

  5. The paneer satay is done when it is has a golden brown color. Transfer the paneer satay onto a serving plate and serve hot.

  6. Serve this delicious Paneer Satay Recipe along with Peanut Dipping Sauce as a party appetisers.