Chicken Tikka

The authentic Chicken Tikka recipe step by step

Chicken Tikka is an dish in which chicken peices are marinated and later grilled or barbecued. This dish is popular in north India and Pakistan. Mostly the boneless chicken pieces are used in this recipe, but I’ve used the chicken with bones.Chicken Tikka cover pic.jpg

This Dish is really easy to make, just gather your ingredients, marinate the chicken and then grilling them. If you don’t have an oven then just fry this pieces in less oil. This dish can turn favorite to your non-vegetarian friends.  Chicken Tikka1.jpg

So lets prepare Chicken Tikka…

Ingredients-

  • Chicken – 1 kg(boneless/bones, I’ve used bones)
  • Thick yogurt- 1 cup(remove excess water for thick yogurt)
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tbsp
  • Chat masala- 1/ 2 tbsp
  • Red food color- 2 pinch (optional)
  • Lemon juice- 1 whole lemon
  • Semolina- 4 tbsp
  • Salt- as per your taste
  • Oil- 2 Tbsp

Method- 

  • Check ingredients for making Chicken TikkaChicken Tikka step 01.jpg
  • In a big bowl, add chicken, yogurt, Turmeric powder, red chilly powder and mix them wellChicken Tikka step 02.jpg
  • Add salt, chat masala, lemon juice and red food color. Mix wellChicken Tikka step 03.jpg
  • Marinate the chicken for 1 hour. Chicken Tikka step 04
  • The marinated chicken is ready for grillingChicken Tikka step 05
  • Apply oil on the oven-proof pan.Chicken Tikka step 06.jpg
  • Take 1/2 marinated chicken.Roll the marinated chicken pieces in Semolina one by one and keep them on pan. Apply oil on them with the help of brush.Chicken Tikka step 07.jpg
  • Grill the chicken on 450° for 32 mins. Stop the oven after 17 mins, flip the pieces and start grilling.Chicken Tikka step 08.jpg
  • When done, remove pan and let it cool . In the same way grill the another batch of marinated chicken.Chicken Tikka step 09.jpg
  • Serve the Chicken Tikka with Roti/Naan, onion rings and lemon.Chicken Tikka3.jpg

Happy New Year. May your family be blessed with peace and happiness this coming year.Chicken Tikka2.jpg

 

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Mutton Biryani

Delicious Mutton dum Biryani recipe step by step………………………

Mutton Biryani is authentic rice dish made using different spices and masalas. Mutton biryani can be prepared during festive days or when guests are coming.  The prepared mutton masala is layered with rice and then kept on dum.

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Usually Mutton biryani is prepared by marinating mutton at night and then preparing biryani next day. But if you don’t have time then you cannot wait for marination, as mutton takes longer time for marinating. So I am showing biryani which can be easily prepared using cooker and yes, it tastes divine.Mutton biryani1

So lets prepare Mutton Biryani:

Ingredients:

For marination

  • Mutton- 1/2 kg (biryani peices, washed and cleaned)
  • Yogurt- 1 cup
  • Red chilly powder- 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tbsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Onion- 4 big, sliced and fried(Make a paste )
  • Salt- as

For biryani masala-

  • Green chilies- 4 , slit from middle
  • Coriander leaves- chopped
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Ghee- 4 tbsp
  • Bay leaf- 2
  • Cinnamon- 2 (each 1/2 inch )
  • Cardamom- 2
  • Green cardamom- 3
  • Cloves- 4
  • Black pepper- 4
  • Star anise- 1
  • Fried onions- 2
  • Milk- 1 tbsp
  • Few strands of kesar
  • Few drops of kewra water
  • Salt- as per your taste

For rice

  • Rice- 1/2 kg
  • Some dry spices- (for good fragnance and flavor)
  • Ghee- 2 tbsp
  • Water- 2 cups
  • Salt- as per your taste

Method-

  • Check ingredients for making Mutton Dum BiryaniMutton biryani step 01
  • In a bowl, add mutton peices, ginger garlic paste,yogurt,salt and rest of the spices. Mix them well with the help of spatula or hands.Mutton biryani step 02
  • Add the fried onion paste.Mutton biryani step 03
  • Marinate this mixture for 1 hour.Mutton biryani step 04
  • Wash the basmati rice and soak them for 30 mins.In a saucepan heat water, oil and some dry spices.Mutton biryani step 05
  • Add salt in this waterMutton biryani step 06.jpg
  • Then add the soaked basmati rice and Boil the rice till its half cooked.Mutton biryani step 07.jpg
  • When done, Drain the water from the rice. Let the rice cool down completely Mutton biryani step 07 (2).jpg
  • When the marination is done- In a cooker add oil, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper, clove and star a nise.Mutton biryani step 08
  • Add the marinated mutton. Saute for 2 mins. Mutton biryani step 09
  • Add chopped coriander and green chilies. Pressure cook this on a slow flame for 15-20 mins.Mutton biryani step 10
  • Now the mutton masala is ready. Its time for layering rice and masala for dum. Mutton biryani step 12
  • In a saucepan, apply ghee all over. Mutton biryani step 13
  • Add a thick layer of rice on bottom of saucepan. Sprinkle some fried onions.
  • Now add a layer a layer of prepared mutton masala. I’m add whole masala. If you want you can make more layersMutton biryani step 16
  • Again add a layer of rice and sprinkle fried onions. Add ghee on all the rice.Mutton biryani step 17
  • Mix milk and kesar and add it to the rice. Also add few drops of kewra water. Mutton biryani step 18
  • Also I’m adding fried dry fruits(This is an optional step). Your biryani for dum is ready.Mutton biryani step 19
  • Keep the saucepan on a heavy bottom pan/tawa. (If you’re using heavy bottom saucepan, do not use pan/tawa)Now for covering lid I’ve kneaded a dough. I’ve covered the sides of saucepan with dough and then kept the lid on it. This ensures the steam remains inside biryani. Keep the birayni on dum for 20-30 mins on slow flame.Mutton biryani step 20
  • Remove the birayni’s lid when you are ready to eat.Serve hot with raita.Mutton biryani2

 

 

Chicken pulav

Chicken pulao or pulav is very simple and easy to make dish for lunch or dinner…….This recipe takes less time and effort to make when it comes to non-veg.

Chicken pulao can be eaten with raita(curd) or kachundar(salad). Perfect when some special guests arrive at home. So lets start preparing our dish Chicken pulav

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Ingredients:

For marination :

  • Chicken-500 gms
  • Yogurt/curd-1 big bowl
  •  Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt – As per your taste

for Pulao:

  • Basmati Rice- 2 1/2 cups
  • Onions- 3 (sliced)
  • Tomatoes-2(sliced)
  • Ginger- garlic paste-2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf-2
  • Cinnamon stick-1
  • Black pepper- 4 to 5
  • Cloves- 4
  • Star anise- 2
  • Green cardamom- 4 to 5
  • Red chilies- 3
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 2 tbsp(you can even add less chilly powder for less spicy version)
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder- 2 tsp
  • Oil – 4 tbsp(you can add less oil)
  • Salt – as per your taste

Method:

  1. Check ingredients for making chicken pulav.chicken pulav recipe  step 01.jpg
  2. In a bowl add all marination ingredients except chicken and mix very well. Then add chicken and marinate chicken for 3 to 4 hrs in refrigeratorchicken pulav recipe  step 02.jpg
  3. In a heavy bottom saucepan, add oil. Add whole spices and saute for few seconds.chicken pulav recipe step 03
  4. Now add onions and saute. Fry the onions till they are brown and crispchicken pulav recipe step 04
  5. When the onions are half-cooked, add ginger-garlic pate and saute for 4 to 5 minschicken pulav recipe step 05
  6. Add tomatoes and cook till they are soft. Add tomatoes and fry for 3 to 4 mins .chicken pulav recipe step 06
  7. Now add turmeric powder, red chilly powder and saute . chicken pulav recipe step 07
  8. Add the marinated chicken and add 1 cup of water. Cook chicken with lid for 15 mins on medium flame.chicken pulav recipe step 08
  9. After that add rice and water.chicken pulav recipe step 09
  10. Now add coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chilly powder (I thought it was less spicy) and salt. Mix well.chicken pulav recipe step 10
  11. Cook pulav on a medium flame for 30 mins.Keep lid. Check pulav in between so that it does stick to the bottom.chicken pulav recipe step 11
  12. Your chicken pulao is cooked. Now carefully remove rice and chicken pieces so that it looks well.chicken pulav recipe step 12

Chicken pulao is ready to serve. Enjoy with your family and friends. chicken pulav recipe step 13

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Chicken Korma

Recipe of restaurant style Chicken korma. Chicken korma cooked in ghee (clarified butter) is rich and different compared to other dishes of chicken cooked in oil……….. Delicious chicken korma tastes best with rice.. Lets make chicken korma.Chicken korma cover pic 05.jpg

Ingredients:

  • Chicken- 1 kg
  •  Onions- 4, sliced and fried
  • Hung curd – 500 gms
  •  Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsps
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander and cumin powder- 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Bay leafs – 2 or 3
  • Black pepper corns – 5 to 6
  • Cloves- 4 to 5
  •  Star anise- 2
  • Green cardamom- 4
  • Clarified butter (ghee) – 4 tbsp or quarter cup
  • salt – as per your taste

Method: 

  1. Checkout ingredients for making chicken korma.Chicken korma recipe step 01.jpg
  2. In a mixer grinder, add the fried onions. Grind it into powder

     

  3. In a saucepan, heat clarified butter and add the dry whole spices (cumin seeds, Bay leafs, Black pepper corns, Cloves,Star anise,Green cardamom) and saute.Chicken korma recipe step 04.jpg
  4.   Next add the chicken. Let it cook for 5 to 6 mins on medium flame. Keep mixing in between.Chicken korma recipe step 05.jpg
  5. Add Ginger garlic paste, Red chilli powder, coriander cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt. Cook for 3 to 4 mins 

     

  6. Add the fried onions and hung curd. Keep lid and cook for 20 to 25 mins until its cooked. (If the chicken is too dry, you can add 1/2 cup of water) Chicken korma recipe step 08.jpg
  7. When done, remove chicken from flame and serve.  Chicken korma cover pic 06.jpg
  8. Your restaurant style chicken korma is ready. Serve with rice/roti.

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Chicken Lollipop

Chicken lollipop is a favorite starter loved by everyone. Crispy chicken lollipop is a very simple and easy to make at home…also it tastes very delicious. It is deep fried or it can also be air fried or baked if you are diet conscious. Lets start making homemade chicken lollipop

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Ingredients:

  • Chicken Lollipop- 12 to 13
  • Ginger-Garlic paste- 2 tablespoons
  • Egg- 1
  • Corn flour- 1/2 cup
  • All purpose flour- 1/2 cup
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Soy sauce- 1 tablespoon
  • Salt- as per your requirement
  • Oil- For deep frying

Method:

  1. Check ingredients for making chicken lollipop_20170602_104056.jpg
  2. Wash Chicken lollipop and Keep aside_20170602_104114.jpg
  3. In a bowl, ass egg, ginger-garlic paste. red chilly powder, soy sauce and salt. Mix them well.
  4. Add chicken pieces, marinate for 25 to 30 mins. After marination, add cornflour and all purpose flour._20170602_104228.jpg
  5. Mix it well so that no lumps are left in chicken. Now the chicken s ready for frying._20170602_104327.jpg
  6. Heat oil, in a Frying pan or kadhai for deep frying. _20170602_104341.jpg
  7. Add chicken lollipops and fry them on a medium- high flame._20170602_105838.jpg
  8.  

    Fry them till they are golden brown. When done, remove them in a plate. Drain them with help of paper towel._20170602_112214.jpg

  9.  

    Delicious chicken lollipop is ready. Serve them with schezwan sauce. _20170531_204246.jpg

     

    Thankyou… 😀