Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Chicken Tikka

•1 cup fresh yoghurt (should not be sour)
•1 cup finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
•2 tbsps ginger paste
•3 tbsps garlic paste
•3-4 tbsps garam masala
•6 peppercorns/ 2 dry red chillies
•3 tbsps lime/ lemon juice
•1/2 tsp orange food coloring (Optional)
•1 kg chicken (breast or thigh) skinless and cut into 2" chunks
•1 large capsicum cut into square pieces
• Melted butter 50 gm or oil
Grind the chopped coriander (keep some aside for garnishing) and all other marinade ingredients (except yoghurt) to a smooth paste in a food processor.
Wash the chicken and drain the water completely and place it on the paper towel to squeez out any extra moisture on the chicken.

Pour the above mix into a large bowl and add yoghurt. Mix well. Add the chicken pieces and mix well.

Cover the bowl and refrigerate. Allow to marinate overnight.
Thread the chicken onto skewers with capsicum squares in between the chickens and keep ready.
Brush the chicken with the melted butter or oil so that it gives you juicy tender tikka.
Preheat your oven or grill to a medium high temperature (200 C/ 400F/ Gas Mark 6).
Place the skewers on the grill racks in your oven with a tray underneath to catch drippings for 15 mints.
Remove the tray from oven and turn the skewers to the other side and drain the water that collected on the bottom the skewers. So that roast open till the chicken is browned on all sides and tender for another 20 mints.
Thats it! Deliciuos , Juicy Chicken Tikka  is ready

Bon Appetit...............ensoyyyyy

1 comment:

Paramesh said...

Add some fenugreek dry leaves(crush) with masala ,it will be nice