CHICKEN MALAI TIKKA RECIPE

Chicken cubes marinated in yogurt, ginger, and garlic are barbecued till the surface begins to crisp and the center is tender and juicy.

CHICKEN MALAI TIKKA RECIPE

Ingredients for CHICKEN MALAI TIKKA

  • 500 GM boneless chicken
  • 1 green bell pepper ,1 tomato
  • 1 onion all cut into 2.5 cm pieces
  • lemone juice or chaat masala to sprinkle

FIRST MARINADE

  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • salt to taste

SECOND MARINADE

  • 1/2 cup yogurt-hang for 15 minutes
  • 1/4 cup thick cream
  • 30gm, cheddar cheese-finely grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp green chilies-finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped

HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN MALAI TIKKA

  • Cut the chicken into 2.5cm cubes; wash and pat dry.
  • Mix the ingredients for the first marinade in a bowl, add the chicken and toss till well coated. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Mix the ingredients for the second marinade in another bowl, add the chicken and marinate for at least 4-6 hrs or overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Add the vegetables also to the chicken and mix well. place the chicken tikkas and the vegetables on a creamed wire rack.
  • If you like, pierce the chicken tikkas on greased skewers alternately with the green bell peppers, tomatoes and onions and place the skewers on a grill or a wore rack brushed with oil.
  • Heat a gas tandoor or an oven. broil about 15 minutes, turning once; until the tikkas are tender and the surface beings to turn crisp.
  • Sprinkle the tikkas with lemon juice or chaat masala and arrange on a platter surrounded with onion rings and lemon wedges.

NOTE

Place a drip tray in the oven under the wire rock on which the tikkas are grilled, to collect the drippings.

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