Alishan Tikka Gravy

Indulge in the rich and flavorful Alishan Tikka Gravy, a delicious fusion of tender marinated chicken in a creamy tomato-based sauce that will tantalize your taste buds. Truely an Alishan recipe. #HppyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #EverydayChickenRecipe #RamazanSpecial

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-Chicken tikka pieces 1 kg (4 pieces)

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Kacha papita (Raw papaya) paste 1 tbs

-Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 5-6

-Adrak (Ginger) 2-inch piece

-Mong phali (Peanuts) roasted 3-4 tbs

-Sukhi lal mirch (Dried red chillies) 5-6

-Khopra (Desiccated coconut) 2 tbs

-Curry patta (Curry leaves) 18-20

-Water 3 tbs

-Dahi (Yogurt) thick ¾ cup

-Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tbs or to taste

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) ½ tbs

-Baisan (Gram flour) roasted 1 tbs

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tbs

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Zarda ka rang (Orange Food color) 1 pinch

-Lemon juice 1 tbs

-Cooking oil 3-4 tbs

-Water 2-3 tbs or as required

-Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



-Make cuts on chicken tikka pieces with the help of knife.

-In a bowl,add chicken tikka pieces,salt,raw papaya paste,mix well,cover & marinate for 3-4 hours.

-In mortal & pestle,add garlic,ginger,peanuts,dried red chillies,desiccated coconut,curry leaves & crush well.

-Add water in between & crush well to a fine paste (spice mill/grinder can also be used).

-Take out In a bowl,add yogurt,red chilli powder,coriander powder,gram flour,salt,cumin powder, turmeric powder,garam masala powder,orange food color,lemon juice & whisk well.

-In marinated chicken,add prepared marination,mix well,cover & marinate for 1-2 hours.

-In a large wok,add cooking oil,marinated chicken,apply remaining marinade & cook on low flame for 15-20 minutes & turn sides in between.

-Add water,cover & steam cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

-Give coal smoke for 2 minutes.

-Garnish with fresh coriander & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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