RECIPES

Chicken tikka and naan bread

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Chicken tikka and naan bread

An authentic chicken tikka is served with homemade naan breads. Use whatever boneless chicken you prefer for the tikka.

For this recipe you will need a blender.

Ingredients

For the chicken tikka

For the naan bread

  • 100g/3½oz plain Greek style or live yogurt, at room temperature
  • 160ml/5½fl oz milk, at room temperature
  • 1–2 tsp salt
  • 1–2 tsp sugar
  • 500g/1lb 2oz plain white flour (preferably stone-ground organic), sifted
  • 1 heaped tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin rapeseed oil, plus extra for kneading
  • 1 heaped tbsp butter
  • nigella seeds and poppy seeds, to scatter (optional)
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped

For the salad

  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped