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5 Simple Steps To A Delighful Rangoli Chicken Tikka

The popular chicken tikkaImage Credit: Supplied


  Chicken breast, boneless 200gm
  Salt 1tsp
  Ginger garlic paste 1tbsp
  Lemon juice 1tbsp
  Labneh 1tbsp
  Kashmiri chili powder ½ to 1tsp
  Garam masala ½tsp
  Mustard oil 1tbsp
  Green cardamom and mace powder ½tsp

For coriander and mint chutney

  Fresh coriander ½ cup
  Fresh mint 10 leaves
  Ginger ½ inch 
  Lemon, juiced 1 pc
  Salt 1tsp
  Dried raw mango powder 1tsp

5 Simple Steps Chicken Tikka Preparation

1. Cut boneless chicken breast into 4 cubes. Wash and dry completely. Add salt, ginger garlic paste and lemon juice; keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

2• Add Kashmiri chili powder, garam masala, cardamom and mace powder to the labneh. Add pre-marinated chicken to this and mix well. Add mustard oil. Leave for 30-45 minutes.

3• Put chicken breast in a tandoori skewer and cook in preheated tandoor at 250°C for 8-10 minutes.

4• For the mint and coriander chutney, grind all ingredients in a blender with 100mL water until they turn into a fine paste.

5• Baste chicken with butter and serve with coriander and mint chutney.

Did you know...
Garam masala, a blend of different ground spices, is considered a health pill as it is packed with the combined benefits of every spice it is made of.

Source: Courtesy of Yas Island Rotana/Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Special to Classifieds