Indian Recipes
Chicken Tikka - curried Indian nuggets
  • boneless chicken breast cut into 1" cubes,
    or 8 chicken pieces without bones
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp tandoori color
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • optional: 1/2 tsp tamarind paste
  • additional salt and cayenne powder to taste

  1. Mix the ingredients with the curd, add the tandoori color and apply it over the chicken pieces. Marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Insert the chicken pieces on a skewer and bake at 300C for 20 minutes, or barbecue over a charcoal fire, or place 2" under a broiler, turning pieces every 5 minutes for a total of 10 minutes.
  3. Serve hot, garnished with onion rings and lime pieces.
(Source: Modified after Sangeeta Khanna's "Kebabs and Snacks" (New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 2000), p. 33.) Or here

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