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How to make chicken tikka witth salad and rice

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make a chicken tikka with a side salad also with some boiled rice.

What you will need for the rice
  • rice (dry weight)         300g

Step 1-Pick and wash the long-grain rice. Add to plenty of boiling salted water.

Step 2-Stir to the boil and simmer gently until tender (approx., 12-15 minutes).

Step 3-Pour into a sieve and rinse well under cold running water, then boiling water. Drain and leave in sieve ,placed over a bowl and covered with a cloth.

Step 4-Place on a tray and keep hot.

Step 5-Serve separately in a vegetable dish.

What you will need for the chicken tikka and the salad
  • Chicken, cut for sauté  1x 1 1/2kg
  • natural yoghurt             125ml
  • grated ginger                1 tsp
  • ground coriander           1 tsp
  • ground cumin                1 tsp
  • chilli powder                  1tsp
  • clove garlic, crushed and chopped   1
  • lemon,juice of               1/2
  • tomato puree                50g
  • onion finely chopped      50g
  • oil                                60ml
  • lemon,wedges of           4
  • seasoning
  • tomato                         1
  • lettuce leaves                2 
Step 1- First chop up your tomato into small pieces then chop up your lettuce leaves into small bits then put both the tomato and lettuce in a bowl together.

Step 2- Place your chicken pieces into a suitable dish

Step 3-Mix together the yogurt ,seasoning ,spices,garlic, lemon juice and tomato puree.

Step 4-Pour this over the chicken ,mix well and leave to marinate for at least 3 hours.

Step 5-In a suitable shallow tray, add the chopped onion and half the oil.

Step 6-Lay the chicken pieces in the grill ,turning the pieces over once or gently cook in a moderate oven at 180oC for 20-30 minutes.

Step 7-baste the remaining oil.

Step 8-Serve on a bed of lettuce garnished with wedges of lemon.


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