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Boneless chicken cut into cubes – 500 gms
Bell pepper (green, red) – 1 each small size
Onions – 1 small
Skewers – 5
Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
Red Chili powder – 1 1/2tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice – 2-3 tbsp
Salt – as required
Hung curd – 3 heap tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp
Kashmiri red chili powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 6 tsp
First prepare the hung curd which is used in the second marinade. By using curd as it is, water tends to ooze out while grilling. For hung curd, pour the curd into a muslin cloth and tie it around the tap for the water to drip. Since it is only 2 heaps tbsp, it would take less than half an hour for the process.
Wash the chicken thoroughly and cut into cubes, medium size. You can use bell peppers and onions as well that is cut into cubes. This is totally your choice.
Marinate the chicken with the first marinade by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Mix all the ingredients of the second marinade in a bowl and transfer the chicken, bell peppers and onions into this smooth mixture. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Best to refrigerate overnight.
Put the chicken on a skewer along with bell peppers and onions. Arrange them the way you like. Remember to soak the bamboo skewers in water for 20 minutes to prevent the skewer from getting burnt.
Brush oil on the chicken and also to the grate or grilling plate, whatever you are using for grilling to prevent the chicken from sticking.
Preheat the oven at 400 F and grill the chicken tikka for 30 minutes; 15 minutes on each side.
Serve hot with Mint chutney, raw onions and some salad. Don’t forget to squeeze some lemon on the Tikka.
Blanch the almonds peel and chop. Chop the cashews and pistachios as well.
Heat ghee in a pan and add grated carrots. Sauté for about 10 minutes.
Add milk and cardamom powder and cook on medium heat till the milk evaporates and carrots are cooked. Add sugar (you can add more sugar if you want depending on your taste) and khoya and cook till the sugar melts, stirring continuously.
Again continue to cook until it forms a lump and the ghee starts to separate.
In a small pan, add ghee and roast the almonds, pistachios and cashews. In the end, add the raisins and roast for a few more seconds and add it to the halwa.
Make sure you don’t burn them. Serve hot with vanilla ice cream or just enjoy the gajar halwa as it is.