What you will need for the rice
- rice (dry weight) 300g
Step 1-Pick and wash the long-grain rice. Add to plenty of boiling salted water.
Step 2-Stir to the boil and simmer gently until tender (approx., 12-15 minutes).
Step 3-Pour into a sieve and rinse well under cold running water, then boiling water. Drain and leave in sieve ,placed over a bowl and covered with a cloth.
Step 4-Place on a tray and keep hot.
Step 5-Serve separately in a vegetable dish.
What you will need for the chicken tikka and the salad
- Chicken, cut for sauté 1x 1 1/2kg
- natural yoghurt 125ml
- grated ginger 1 tsp
- ground coriander 1 tsp
- ground cumin 1 tsp
- chilli powder 1tsp
- clove garlic, crushed and chopped 1
- lemon,juice of 1/2
- tomato puree 50g
- onion finely chopped 50g
- oil 60ml
- lemon,wedges of 4
- tomato 1
- lettuce leaves 2
Step 2- Place your chicken pieces into a suitable dish
Step 3-Mix together the yogurt ,seasoning ,spices,garlic, lemon juice and tomato puree.
Step 4-Pour this over the chicken ,mix well and leave to marinate for at least 3 hours.
Step 5-In a suitable shallow tray, add the chopped onion and half the oil.
Step 6-Lay the chicken pieces in the grill ,turning the pieces over once or gently cook in a moderate oven at 180oC for 20-30 minutes.
Step 7-baste the remaining oil.
Step 8-Serve on a bed of lettuce garnished with wedges of lemon.