How to make Murg Kesari Tikka -

Charcoal grilled chicken breasts flavoured with spices and saffron.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Saffron

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Murg Kesari Tikka

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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 : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Murg Kesari Tikka Recipe

  • Chicken 6

  • Saffron a few strands

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/4 cup

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-6

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 2 teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Cut chicken breasts into medium sized cubes. Apply salt and lemon juice, leave aside.

Step 2

Hang yogurt in a muslin cloth to remove excess water. Dry roast besan on low heat until it is cooked well. Soak saffron in warm milk. Combine besan and hung yogurt and rub thoroughly until smooth.

Step 3

Then mix ginger paste, garlic paste, chopped green chillies, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, salt and saffron dissolved in milk. Mix thoroughly.

Step 4

Refrigerate chicken pieces in this marination for about four to six hours.

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