Thursday, January 13, 2011

Chicken Tikka

Served hot as a starter/side dish.

  1. Chicken breasts- 1/2 kg cut into 1.5 inch pieces
  2. Chilly powder- 3 teaspoon
  3. Pepper powder- 1 teaspoon
  4. Coriander powder-1 teaspoon
  5. Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  6. Salt- as required
  7. Ginger garlic paste- 2 teaspoon
  8. Fresh yoghurt- 2 tablespoon
  9. Lime juice- 3 teaspoon
  10. Chat masala- 1 teaspoon(optional)
  11. Red colour(optional)
  12. Skewers
  13. Oil
  1. Wash well the chicken pieces and keep aside
  2. Mix all other ingredients(2-11) well in a non reactive bowl.
  3. Marinate the chicken pieces and refrigerate for 6-7 hours or overnight.
  4. Take them out at least 30 mins before cooking
  5. Place the chicken pieces in skewers , don't keep them too tight,since it will be difficult to cook
  6. Preheat the oven to 220 C.
  7. Oil the pan and place the skewers.
  8. Rotate the skewer and roast the other side after 20 minutes
  9. Alternatively you can grill them in a grill turning both side.
Serve with sauted onion and capsicum. Add some lemon juice on the top for an extra flavour. A good starter,side dish for roti /chapathi and well as a good companion for drinks!

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