Murgh Kababi Tikka Platter with Turmeric Rice & Chickpea Raita

This Murgh kababi Tikka Platter will take your taste buds to the next level. This Murgh kababi tikka goes well with the turmeric rice and the chickpea raita perfectly complements the dish. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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Prepare Murgh Kababi:

  • Pyaz (Onion) pureed 1 Cup (Grind 1 large onion with 4 tbs water)
  • Dahi (Yogurt) ½ Cup
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tbs or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 2 tsp
  • Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) powder ½ tbs
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ¼ tsp
  • Zarda ka rang (Orange food color) 1/8 tsp
  • Chicken tikka 4 pieces (approx. 1 & ½ kg)
  • Cooking oil 4 tbs
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ½ Cup
  • Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke

Prepare Garlic Turmeric Rice:

  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 small
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 1 & ½ tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Chawal (Rice) basmati 500g (soaked for 30 minutes)
  • Hot water 3 Cups

Prepare Chickpea Raita:

  • Safed chanay (Chickpeas) boiled ½ Cup
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 3
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 5-6
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2 tbs
  • Lemon juice 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 tsp
  • Water 3 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Pyaz (Onion) rings


Prepare Murgh Kababi:

In a bowl,add onion pureed,yogurt,ginger garlic paste,red chilli powder,salt,cumin powder,Kashmiri red chilli powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,orange food color & whisk well.

Place deep cuts on chicken pieces,add in marination,mix & coat well,cover and marinate for 2-4 hours.

In a wok,add cooking oil and marinated chicken with remaining marinade,cover & cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes (turn sides in between),cover & cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes then cook on high flame until it dries up & oil separates (4-5 minutes).

Pour yogurt and give coal smoke for 2 minutes & set aside.

Prepare Garlic Turmeric Rice:

In a pot,add cooking oil,butter and let it melt.

Add onion,garlic and fry until light golden.

Add cumin seeds and mix well.

Add turmeric powder,salt and mix well.

Add rice and mix well.

Add hot water & mix well,bring it to boil and cook on medium flame until water is reduced then cover and steam cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

Garnish with fresh coriander & onion rings.

Prepare Chickpea Raita:

In a blender jug,add chickpeas,yogurt,garlic,green chillies,fresh coriander,lemon juice,salt,cumin seeds,water & blend well.

Garnish with cumin seeds & fresh coriander.

Serve murgh kababi with garlic turmeric rice & chickpea raita!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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