Monday, March 16, 2015

Grilled Tandoori Chicken

Today i am posting a mouthwatering and yummy grilled tandoori chicken,which i have prepared yesterday for my lunch.It is big hit at my home,my kids enjoyed it very well .It just needed little marination and grill it in the oven and you will like it very much.Here goes the recipe.. 


Chicken legs - 4
Kashmiri chilli powder-2tbsp
Thick yogurt-4tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste-1tbsp
Cumin powder-1/2tbsp
Garam masala-1/2tbsp
Coriander powder-1tbsp
Tandoori masala powder-1/2tbsp
Ghee/butter/oil-1tbsp(here i used ghee)
Lemon juice-2tbsp
Salt to taste

Clean the chicken legs,remove the skin on the chicken and make slits with knife ,so that masala goes well  inside it.
Take a small cup, add 1tsp chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.mix well.Apply this paste nicely to the chicken pieces inside the slits and leave it for 10 minutes .Then take another bowl,add remaining chilli powder, coriander, cumin,tandoori masala,gingergarlic paste and garam masala powder along with curd.Mix well.

Now add the chicken legs into this masala and mix well so that all masala is nicely coated, add ghee at this stage and mix again. Marinate it for overnight in the fridge or At least 4hours.Here I marinated overnight.

Preheat the oven to 200 degree Take baking tray and put silver foil and brush the foil with oil and pop the chicken legs into tray and bake for 1 hour,turning both sides or until it is cooked.Mine cooked at 1 hour 10 minutes make sure how your ovens works and adjust the time.Once it is cooked allow it to cool for few seconds and enjoy  with onions strings and lemon wedges.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Coconut Ladoos with Condensed Milk On 7th Birthday of FoodLovers

Today I am very happy to share that my blog "Food Lovers" is celebrating its 7th birthday.On this occasion i thank each and every one for supporting and encouraging all these years by giving your valuable comments. To celebrate this occasion i made these delicious coconut ladoos with condensed milk,these are very simple to make and they taste very delicious.Here goes the recipe..

Nestle Condensed milk-1tin(400ml)
Dessicated coconut powder-350 grams,keep extra for rolling ladoos.
Cardamom powder a pinch

Take a pan,add all the above ingredients and cook on slow flame till the mixture leaves the sides of pan(approximately it takes 5-7 minutes).
Cool the mixture and roll into small ladoos with buttered hands.Roll the ladoos in extra coconut powder and serve.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Spicy Diamond Cuts

Today I am posting a recipe which we have eaten in our childhood days,that is spicy diamond cuts.I think now everyone would have gone into there childhood days.This snack is so simple to make and it tastes so good along with tea or coffee. Here goes the recipe.. 

Ingredients :

Plain flour/maida/all purpose flour - 1 cup
Wheat flour - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds/jeera -2tbsp
White sesame seeds -1tbsp
Green chillies -3 nos
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying

Preparation :

1. In a blender grind green chillies,ginger and curry leaves into a fine paste by adding salt.

2. Take a bowl,pop plain flour, wheat flour, cumin and sesame seeds along with grounded paste and mix every thing well,adjust salt according to your taste.   
  Note:Here you can use chili powder instead of green chillies paste.

3. Add 2tbsp of hot oil to the flour mixture and combine well.Add water little by little to a make sift dough.Cover the dough with cloth and rest it for 10 minutes.

4. Heat the oil for deep frying. Divide the dough into two balls and take one ball to roll and cover the remaining dough.

5. Apply oil on your work top,roll the dough very thin as possible. Prick the rolled dough with fork, to prevent puffing while frying. Cut them into triangle shape using knife or pizza cutter. Fry them in medium flame until they turn into golden colour, while frying cover the remaining triangles.

6. Do the same process for the remaining dough and enjoy tasty and crunchy spicy diamonds.

Note : Store them in a airtight container after cooling and they will stay fresh for 2-3 weeks.