Chicken Tikka recipe
A spicy chicken curry for rotis and naan.
Ingredients for Chicken Tikka recipe
Chicken tikka masala
Chicken - 500 gms of boneless chicken
ginger & garlic paste - 4 ts
turmeric powder - 1/4 ts
chilli powder - 1 tsp
garam masala - 1 tsp
cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
salt to taste
curd - 1/2 cup beaten well
For the Gravy
Onion - 1 chopped
tomato puree - out of one small tomato
ginger & garlic paste - 2 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
coriander powder - 2 tsp
ginger & garlic paste - 1 tsp
salt to taste
oil - 8 tsp
garam masala powder - 2 tsp
Ground almond - 2 tsp (optional)
How to make Chicken Tikka?
Marinate the chicken
Take the beaten curd and mix all the above powders together and add salt
Cut the chicken into medium size pieces and add it to the curd mixture, close the vessel with a lid and let it to marinate for about an hour.
After the chicken is marinated, take them and bake them well in a pan with the flame very low in the stove or we you can put the chicken on the grill and cook it till they are cooked.
For the gravy :
Heat oil in a pan , fry onions till they turn golden brown.
Add ginge & garlic paste and let them fry till the oil seperates
Then add all the masala powders to it, and then add the tomato puree.
Add salt to taste and then add little warm waterand the ground almond paste its optional to add and let the gravy to come to a boil.
Then add the cooked chicken pieces, and let the gravy come to a boil after adding the chicken pieces.
Remove the dish from the stove and add the coriander leaves and garnish.
Serve this hot with chappathis and rotis
This Recipe Submitted by :Meena