Healthy Dinner Recipe Kandhari Chicken Tikka

Kandhari chicken Tikka | how to make Murgh Kandhari kebab

Chicken Tikka serve with lemon onions pomegranate seeds beetroot for Kandhari chicken Tikka recipe
Kandhari chicken Tikka

Now everyone is very consious about health that keep us fit to live a long life. That is why we should keep a close eye on whatever we eat every day.

All the Vital Vitamins , Minerals, Calories and Fibres are must be present in our daily diet. So it is very necessary that we intake a Healthy food in our diet on a daily basis.

Today I am going to share a Recipe that has an amazing Health benefits.

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It is an appetizer (snacks) basically but it has maximum amount of Healthy  ingredients that you won't get in any other Recipe.

If you love very little ingredients in a Chicken recipe then just follow

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The Star ingredients of this recipe is Beetroot and Pomegranate. 
And we know that these two has high quality Healthy materials.

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Beetroot pomegranate

We called it A Kandari Chicken Tikka or Murgh Kandhari kebab, and I personally named it as Pomobee Chicken.

Chicken which is also known as Murgh in Hindi is very popular in all section of our society. You can serve Murgh Kandhari tikka in your social events like birthday party, wedding ceremony and in corporate events.

 Murgh Kandhari Tikka is best for children also as it is less spicy and with all the health benefits for your children.

So let's begin and enjoy this amazing recipe tonight in dinner.

Healthy Kandhari Chicken tikka

Chicken Tikka serve with lemon onions pomegranate seeds beetroot for Kandhari chicken Tikka recipe
Kandhari chicken Tikka

Kandhari chicken tikka recipe is a creamy chicken recipe with pomegranate and beetroots. It is one of the healthiest chicken Tikka recipe with lots of health benefits.

Preparation time :-  20 minutes

Cooking time :- 10 minutes

Total time :- 30 minutes

Serve :-  2 servings

Author :- Mobasir hassan

Ingredients :-

   • 1 lbs  Boneless chicken Legs

   • 1 teaspoon cumin powder

   • 1 whole beetroot

   • 1 pomegranate

   • 1/2 cup cashew nuts

   • 1/2 cup grated cheese

   • 1/2 cup fresh cream

   • 1/2 cup yogurt( greek yogurt)

   • 2tbs lemon juice

   • 2 tbs ginger garlic paste

   • 1 tbs green chilly paste

   • 1 tbs corriander leafs ( Cilantro)

   • 3 teaspoon olive oil

   • Salt to taste

   How to make the recipe


   1. Clean and wash the chicken and cut
       into cubes size pieces.  Pat them dry
       completely with kitchen towel.

   2. Mix them with half of the ginger garlic
       paste, salt, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon
       olive oil. Let them marinate for 1/2 an

   3. Peel the beetroot and grate. Similarly
       peel the pomegranate and remove all

   4. Now make a fine with the cashew nuts,
       half of the grated beetroots, cheese and
       pomegranate seeds. Make a thick paste
       by adding water as required.

   5. Take the paste in a mixing bowl and
        mix with yoghurt, remaining ginger
        garlic paste, cumin powder, lemon
        juice, salt, fresh cream and olive oil.

   6. Add the remaining grated beetroots into
       this and whisk everything well to make
       a smooth thick masala.

   7. Mix this masala with the chicken pieces
       nicely and marinate for 3 - 4 hours.

   Making Kandhari chicken tikka

   1.. After the marination period, bring the
        chicken from refrigerator and start to
        thread in shewer.

   2. If using wooden sticks then soak them
       in water for 30 minutes.

   3. While threading the chicken pieces
       keep a minimum gap in between them.
       This will help to cook the chicken pieces
       properly from all sides.

   4. Preheat oven at 240°C for 15 minutes
       and line a baking tray with aluminum
       foil and place a rack over it.

   5. Now place the shewer on the tray and
       grill for 15 minutes till done.

   6. Remove the baking tray in halfway and
       flip the shewer and brush some butter
       over them.

   7. Similarly place the shewer in a
       preheated tandoor and cook for about
       10 minutes or till crisp golden.

   8. Rotate the Shewer while cooking and
       brush oil or butter at an interval.

   9. Serve them with cilantro mint chutney,
        lemon wedges and onion slices.

                           Nutritional value
                       ( Serving size 1 cup :- 253g)

• Calorie :  290
• Fats : 12 g
• Protein : 19 g
• Carbohydrate : 11 g

                           Serving tips

• Kandhari chicken Tikka are served as an
  appetizer with green chutney and Lachcha

•  You can serve tandoori Roti or Butter Naan as a side dish with them.

                           Recipe notes

• while cooking them in tandoor use a kitchen towel to handle the shewer.

Below you can read the step by step method and photos for Kandhari chicken Tikka recipe for better understanding

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Method of preparation :- Kandhari chicken Tikka

. Wash the Chicken  and cut it in Tikka size shape. Pat it dry with paper towels. Marinade the Chicken pieces with Ginger Garlic paste,Salt , Lemon juice and Olive Oil. Keep it aside for 1 hour.

2. Peel the Beetroot and grated it with a Grater. Peel the Pomegranate also.

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Beetroot pomegranate

3. Make a fine paste using Cashew nuts, Cheese , half of the grated Beetroot and Pomegranate seeds.

4. Now take a mixing bowl and mix  the above fine paste with yogurt, remaining Ginger garlic paste , green chilly paste, Cumin powder,Fresh Cream ,Salt and Olive Oil. And put the remaining grated Beetroot to the mixture and mix well.

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5. Now pour the marinaded Chicken pieces to the above mixture and mix well . Keep it refrigerated for 2 hours .

6. Shew the chicken pieces in a shewer and grill in a  Charcoal Ovalclay for 10 minutes to cook properly. You can also grill the Chicken pieces in an Oven for 15 minutes or until fully cooked.

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7. It's ready now and serve it with your favorite Green chuntey(Mint sauce)

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Kandhari chicken Tikka

Benefits of Beetroot :-

1. Helps in detoxification
2. Low in fats and calories
3. Rich in antioxidants
4. Health heart,keep blood pressure low
5. It has folate,fiber, Vitamin C and other minerals

Benefits of Pomegranate :-

1. Rich in antioxidants
2. Prevents arthritis
3. Fights erectile dysfunctions
4. Fights heart disease and prostate cancer
5. Boost immunity
6. Helps in digestion
7. Loaded with fiber, protein, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, folate,Potassium

For more recipe using  Tandoor :-

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