Baked Pepper Chicken Tikka

Hello Everyone,

This is the first recipe post on RuskAndTea and this is my treat to all our lovely readers.

I’m starting with my favourite food…Chicken!!! I have been a chicken lover all my life and chicken in any form tickles my taste buds and I am sure, I am not alone. Whenever I play host for a weekend party or plan a menu for a special occasion, it’s kind of mandate for me to include a chicken recipe in it (well… this is confessions of a chicken loverJ).

Today I am sharing a simple recipe with you – Pepper Chicken Tikka. This is one of my favourite starters, a perfect blend of taste and health.

Baked Pepper Chicken Tikka 

Preparation Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

photo

Ingredients:

  • Boneless chicken  – 1/2 kg
  • Black peppercorns roasted -12 to 15
  • Ginger – a small piece
  • Garlic -8-10 cloves
  • Green chillies – 3
  • Onion – 3
  • Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp
  • Egg white -1
  • Corn flour – tbsp
  • Yogurt – 1cup
  • Fresh cream – 1 cup
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and sauté ginger, garlic, onion, green chillies till onion turns brown.
  2. Add garam masala, roasted peppercorns and salt.
  3. Cool the mixture and grind to a paste.
  4. In a bowl, combine the onion paste, yogurt, fresh cream, egg white, corn flour and salt.
  5. Add the chicken pieces and mix well.
  6. Marinate in the refrigerator for a min of 1 hour.
  7. Thread the chicken on a skewer and bake in a preheated oven at 250 Degree Celsius for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Turn sides at half time.
  9. Serve hot with chutney/ sauce of your choice.

Note:

Weight watchers can use low fat yogurt and low fat cream for the recipe.

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){
(i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o),
m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m)
})(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’);

ga(‘create’, ‘UA-60162121-1’, ‘auto’);
ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’);

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s