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Methi chicken tikka Recipe

Methi chicken tikka is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Friday, 23 June, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tbsp - kasuri Methi
  • 3 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - dried Lime powder
  • 1.5 cup - Yoghurt
  • 7 tbsp - thick Cream
  • 2 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 2 tbsp - Garlic paste
  • 3-4 Green chillies
  • 1/4 tbsp - black cumin (shajeera)
  • 3 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsp - black pepper, coarsely crushed
  • 2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 6-7 strands of Saffron soaked in 1 tbsp. of warm water
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter for basting
  • Lemon wedges to serve
  • How to Make Methi chicken tikka:

    1. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces and prick all over with a fork.
    2. Combine lemon juice, red chilli powder and dried lime powder. Add chicken pieces, rub marinade on the chicken thoroughly. Marinate for 2 hours at room temperature.
    3. Smoothen the yogurt by whisking it in a bowl. Add all the remaining ingredients. Mix well. Marinate the chicken in this mixture. Cover the bowl with a plastic film and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
    4. Skewer the chicken along with green chillies leave a gap of 3 cms between the chicken pieces.
    5. Bake in a hot tandoor or on a barbeque. When almost done, baste the chicken with a little butter.
    6. Barbeque for a further 5 mins.
    7. Serve with lemon wedges.




     

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