Dinner, Outdoor Cooking, Vegetarian

Paneer Tikka & Pepper Kebabs With Minted Yogurt

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Pre-heat Time: 17 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 32 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Paneer Tikka & Pepper Kebabs With Minted Yogurt

TIP: Naan bread can be reheated by grilling on HI for 1 to 2 minutes each side after kebabs are cooked. Then season as desired.  

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Wheat

Recipe tags


  • 6 x 30cm wooden skewers
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 18 squares (about 3cm each), deseeded
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 18 squares (about 3cm each), deseeded
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 18 squares (about 3cm each), deseeded
  • 1 red onion, peeled, cut into 12 wedges
  • 300g paneer, cut in 12 cubes (about 2-3cm each)
  • Sea salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 tbsp tikka paste
  • 200g Greek strained yogurt
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 1½ tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves, plus extra leaves, to serve
  • Naan bread, to serve (optional)

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  • Step 1

    To build the skewers, thread ingredients in the following order, leaving 1/4th of the skewer empty: green pepper, red pepper, yellow pepper, onion, and paneer cube. Season skewer ingredients on all sides with salt and pepper.  

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, whisk together the sunflower oil and tikka paste. Then brush onto the skewers to evenly cover  

  • Step 3

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, then close the lid.  

  • Step 4

    While holding the smokebox lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smoke box until filled to the top. Then close smoke box lid.​ 

  • Step 5

    Turn dial to GRILL. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOUR. Set the temperature to MED and set time to 10 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (preheating will take approx. 13-17 minutes). 

  • Step 6

    When unit beeps to signify it is preheated and ADD FOOD is displayed, open lid, and add skewers to grill. Close lid to begin cooking.  

  • Step 7

    When unit beeps and the display reads FLIP, open lid, and use silicone-tipped tongs to flip the skewers. Close lid to continue cooking.  

  • Step 8

    While kebabs are cooking, prepare the minted yoghurt. In a small bowl add Greek yoghurt, lemon juice, sugar, ground coriander, water, chopped mint, salt and pepper and mix until evenly combined.  

  • Step 9

    When cooking is complete, remove the skewers and garnish with mint leaves. Serve with minted yoghurt and warm naan bread, if desired.