How to make Chicken Tikka Papad Tacos -

Here the tacos are made of papad and they are served stuffed with minty-mayonnaise, spicy chicken and pickled vegetabels.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Papad (पापड़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Tikka Papad Tacos

Chicken Tikka Papad Tacos Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Tikka Papad Tacos Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 200 grams

  • Papad 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 2½ teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 4 teaspoons

  • Hung yogurt 3 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Cabbage ¼ small

  • Mayonnaise 3 tablespoons

  • Mint chutney 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter for basting


Step 1

Cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces and place in a bowl. Add salt, ginger-garlic paste, 1½ teaspoons red chilli powder, garam masala powder, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and hung yogurt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes.

Step 2

To make pickled vegetables, halve onion and slice. Deseed tomato and cut into thin strips. Shred cabbage. Mix these together and place in a bowl. Add remaining red chilli powder, salt and remaining lemon juice and mix well. Set aside.

Step 3

To make minty mayo dip, put mayonnaise and mint chutney in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.

Step 4

Roast papad on direct heat and immediately put them over a rolling pin and shape them like taco shells.

Step 5

Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan.

Step 6

Add mustard oil to the marinating chicken pieces and mix well. Skewer the chicken pieces onto satay sticks and place in the pan. Cook, basting with butter, till evenly done from all sides and the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 7

Spread generous amount of minty mayo dip in the taco shells. Place chicken tikka in it, top with pickled vegetables and drizzle some more dip.

Step 8

Serve immediately.

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