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Chicken Tikka


Contributed by:
Shivani Sinha, London, UK
Shivani Sinha
London, UK

Chicken Tikka


Live natural yogurt (curd) - 1 pint or 2 cup
Cumin powder - 1 tbsp
Garam masala - 1 tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Haldi powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Lemon - 1
Garlic - 8 cloves (crushed)
Ginger - 1" piece (grated)
Red food colour - as desired (optional)
Chicken Breasts - 4 (cubed)
Lemon wedges - 4 (for garnishing)

Method of Preparation

1. Mix the spices, colouring, lemon juice, ginger and garlic into a paste with a little water.
2. Stir in well with the yogurt to make a tandoori marinade.
3. Marinate the chicken in the marinade for 2-6 hours.
4. Preheat the oven to it's highest heat for at least 20 minutes.
5. Shake off excess marinade and place chicken pieces on skewers on a wire rack
    in the oven.
6. Cook for 15-20 minutes and check if the chicken is cooked by piercing
    the thickest piece with a skewer. If the juices run clear it's cooked.
7. Serve with a wedge of lemon.

Notes & Tips

1. The above quantity serves 4.