NON-VEG SNACKS :TANDOORI CHICKEN PITAS

TANDOORI CHICKEN PITAS

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INGREDIENTS :-

Hung curd ½ cup
Chicken boneless ¼ kg
Salt 2 pinches
Mint leaves 8
Small pita breads 4
Green lettuce 1
Whole wheat flour 1 cup
Maida 1 cup
Dried or fresh yeast 1 tsp
Water 1 1/3 cup
Sugar 1 tsp
Salt to taste

METHOD

For the PITA BREAD:

Sieve the whole wheat flour, refine flour and salt together.
In a small bowl mix the sugar, yeast and warm water. Stir well and pour this yeast mixture over the flour mixture. Knead this well to form a soft dough, using as much water as is needed. Leave this dough to rest for about 1 hour. Divide the dough into 4 balls and roll each into a oval. Grease the baking tray and lay the shaped dough onto it. Bake at 230°C for about five minutes. Keep aside. Pita bread is ready.

For the TANDOORI CHICKEN:

In a bowl mix the hung curd ½ cup, ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp, dhainya- jeera powder 1 tsp, 1 tsp chilli powder,oil 2 tsp, kasuri methi 1 tsp,1 tsp tandoori masala, ½ tsp chat masala and a 1 tsp lemon juice or vinegar.. Add the chicken and mix to coat. Cover and leave to marinate for 30 minutes.

In a bowl add 4 tblsp beaten thick yogurt, 1 tsp mint chutney and salt into a bowl. Add shredded mint leaves.

Preheat the oven and bake for 25 mins till done. Add lemon juice and leftover tandoori paste on top of chicken for added taste.

Split the pita bread. Open and fill with the lettuce leaves, tandoori chicken and minty yogurt dressing. Serve warm.

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