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Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe .Learn how to cook best and tasty Chicken Malai Tikka. An easy way and tips how to cook Chicken Malai Tikka at home .Detail of ingredients of Chicken Malai Tikka and instruction.


1 tsp lemon juice
1\2 tsp salt
2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts , approx 310g (11 oz), cut into 2cm (4/5 inch) pieces
2 tbsp Greek-style natural unsweetened yogurt
30g (1 oz) butter
1 tbsp double cream
1tbsp adrak lahsun ka masala (see below)
3 green cardamoms, seeds only
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
2 green finger chilies, finely chopped
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp Cheddar cheese, finely grated


Sprinkle lemon juice and salt over the chicken pieces, cover and set aside.
Mix the yogurt, half the butter, the cream, adrak lahsun ka masala, cardamoms, cumin, nutmeg, chilies, the oil, and cheese and blend into a smooth paste. Pour over the chicken, making sure it is all well coated, and marinate the meat for 1 hour, covered, in the refrigerator.
Soak 4 6 wooden skewers in cold water for 15 minutes to prevent them burning. Skewer the chicken and barbecue, or grill under a preheated grill, for 10 minutes on each side until light brown and cooked through, or simply bake in a preheated 180C / 350F / gas mark 4 oven for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
Halfway through cooking, baste with the remaining butter (melted).
Serve hot or cold on the skewers with zeers rice or khasta roti.