To give harish more variety we decided to give cooking non-veg a shot.
GFCF chicken tikka
To make chicken tikka, marinate 250g of boneless chicken 6-7 hours prior to cooking. The marinating paste is a mix of the following ingredients
Pudina/mint leaves 150g
Tomato1 mediun size
I small size onion
½ inch adrak
2 pods of garlic
Salt and chilli to suit one’s taste.
Lemon juice 2-3 drops
Chat masala ¼ tsp
Grind the ingredients together and let the chicken pieces soak in it .Heat some oil in a heavy flat bottom vessel and cook the pieces till well cooked. Garnish and serve. Makes 15 pieces
GFCF chicken masala
For this the whole chicken can be used. Clean the chicken. For 250 g chicken
Make gravy as with any Indian preparation with onion, tomato, ginger and garlic
Onion -2 large size
Tomato-3 medium size
Lasung -2 pods
Ginger- 1/2 inch.
Bay leaf -1
Cinnamon-2 small pieces
Cardamom - 2 pieces
Heat oil in a kadai. First fry the garlic and ginger. Then fry the onion till it is translucent and there is no odour of it. Add salt. Add the spices half tsp each of turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder. Add pureed tomato, fry till it is cooked. Add the chicken pieces and cook. After it is cooked add chicken masala. Garnish and serve with coriander leaves.
I intend to try fish as it is found to be good for the brain especially rich in omega oils.