Chicken Tikka Karai

Aromatic chicken tikka karai recipe is a perfect way to celebrate on any occasion


Ingredients:

Chicken Tikka

1.2 kg chicken pieces

1 tbsp cooking oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

¾ tsp red chili

¼ tsp turmeric

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp plain yogurt

1 tsp pepper


Karai

2 ½ tbsp cooking oil

½ tsp cumin seeds

1 medium chopped red onion

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

½ tsp turmeric

½ tsp red chili

1 ½ tsp coriander powder

¼ tsp chaat masala

¾ tsp Kashmiri chili

1 cup tomato

½ tsp garam masala

1 tbsp ginger

5-6 green chilies


Garnish

2 tbsp fresh minced coriander



Instructions:

1. Marinate the chicken pieces for minimum 15 minutes with cooking oil, salt, garlic, ginger, red chili, turmeric, lemon juice, pepper, and plain yogurt

2. Place the marinated chicken pieces on a frying pan and fry for 5 minutes on each side

3. Infuse chicken tikka pieces with charcoal for about a minute

4. In a saucepan, drizzle cooking oil and sauté chopped red onion until light brown

5. Stir in garlic and ginger paste

6. Pour in a splash of water

7. Add turmeric, red chili, coriander, and chaat masala

8. Sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes on low-medium heat

9. Add Kashmiri chili, chopped tomato, and salt to taste

10. Cover with lid and cook for another 5 minutes on low heat

11. Uncover and add garam masala

12. Add the chicken tikka pieces

13. Cook for 15-20 minutes on low heat with lid on

14. Add ¼ cup of water if needed

15. Uncover and add thinly sliced ginger, and green chilies

16. Mix well and garnish with fresh coriander before serving

17. Ready to Enjoy!