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Murg Malai Tikka

With Jasbir Kaur

Murg Malai Tikka (Creamy Chicken)

Serves 3- 5people
Preparation time 15- 20 mins

500g boneless chicken
4-5 wooden skewers
For marinade 
1/2 cup cream
2 tbsp yoghurt
1/4 cup ricotta cheese (optional) 
1/4 cup mozzarella
2 tbsp ginger paste
2 tbsp  garlic paste
3-4 green chilli
1 lemon
1 lemon zest 
1/4 tsp cumin powder 
1/4 tsp coriander powder 
1/4 tsp cardamom powder 
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3-4 strands of saffron (optional )
1 tbsp ghee or oil 
1/4 tsp sea salt 
1/4 tsp white pepper
Chopped fresh mint
Chopped coriander
Dried fenugreek

Soak the skewer in water for 1 hour (it prevents it from burning) 
Cut the boneless chicken breast into cubes and skewer them 
In a bowl combine all ingredient of marinade, and mix well to remove all lumps 
Marinade chicken and leave it in the refrigerator for at least 1-2 hours.
Pre heat the oven to 200C
Brush the marinated chicken with oil or ghee and cook till done (approx 15- 20 min) 
Once chicken is cooked sprinkle with mint and coriander and dried fenugreek.

Serve with julienne of cucumber, tomato, onion and carrot!

(Broadcast: 8 June 2012)