How to make Parmesan Cheese Tikka -

If you thought parmesan cheese cannot be made into a tikka, think again.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Parmesan Cheese (पारमेज़ान चीज़), Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Parmesan Cheese Tikka

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Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Parmesan Cheese Tikka Recipe

  • Parmesan Cheese 1/4 cup + for sprinkling

  • Boneless Chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 400 grams

  • Ginger paste 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Processed cheese grated 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup

  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup

  • Egg 1


Step 1

Apply ginger paste, garlic paste, white pepper powder and salt to the chicken cubes and set aside. Mash cheese till smooth. Add green chillies, cardamom powder, nutmeg powder, coriander leaves and salt and mix. Add egg and mix well.

Step 2

Add chicken to the cheese mixture. Add fresh cream and mix delicately. Keep in the refrigerator for about two to three hours to marinate. Preheat oven to 200°C.

Step 3

String the chicken cubes onto skewers and arrange on a baking tray. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and cook till chicken is almost cooked and lightly coloured.

Step 4

Baste with a little butter and cook for further two minutes or till the chicken is fully cooked. Sprinkle parmesan cheese before serving.

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