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Air Fryer Spicy Paneer - Indian Paneer Tikka

Lets get cooking this awesome spicy paneer tikka.
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Marinade time (prep time includes marinade time) 30 mins
Total Time 43 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4



  • Chop the paneer into 2 to 3 inch pieces.
  • Mix 1 tbsp oil with all the other ingredients except paneer. Stir well.
  • Add the chopped paneer in the marinade and coat it well. Let it sit in the marinade for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • When you are ready to cook, rub inside of air fryer basket with the remaining oil.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 350°F for 5 minutes.
  • Once it is preheated, add paneer one piece at a time and place it in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Discard the left over extra marinade. Do not overcoat the paneer with it.
  • Air fry at 370°F for 6 minutes. Flip the paneer gently with silicone kitchen tongs and air fry for another 2 minutes. 
  • Remove the paneer from the air fryer and serve.
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