Chicken tikka #1

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Whole chicken; cut into pieces
1 cup Yogurt
1 teaspoon Garlic; crushed
1 teaspoon Ginger; crushed
\N \N Salt to taste
1 small Onion; grated
¼ teaspoon Garam masala
2 teaspoons Tomato paste
3 tablespoons Oil

submitted by: zarina@... (Zarina Alloo, Minneapolis, MN) Prepare the marinade by mixing all the ingredients. Coat chicken pieces with the marinade, cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours.

Remove chicken on to a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for an hour. Turn and baste the chicken with juices from marinade from time to time.

Serve hot with naan or bread and a salad.

Variations to Chicken Tikka:

(1) Use the basic Chicken Tikka recipe, but instead of garam masala, use: 1 tsp ground coriander, ¾ tsp ground cumin, tsp ground cardamom, tsp black pepper, ¼ tsp ground cinnamon, ⅛ tsp ground cloves, 1 Tbsp paprika and tsp cayenne pepper. Also, omit green chilies and add 1 Tbsp lemon juice.

(2) Use the basic Chicken Tikka recipe, but before baking the chicken, arrange the following vegetables (all thinly sliced) over and around the chicken pieces: 2 large onions, 2 green peppers, 2 large tomatoes and 2 large potatoes.




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