Tikka is a type of South Asian food, found predominantly in Punjabi cuisine, and usually served as an appetizer. It is also known as teeka or teekka. "Tikka" refers to a piece of meat, such as a cutlet. The popular dish chicken tikka is made of chicken cutlets in a marinade. Vegetarian varieties are also popular. A westernised version, chicken tikka masala, a curry, is a widely popular dish in the United Kingdom. The marinade used in the preparation of chicken tikka is also sometimes called tikka; it is made from a mixture of aromatic spices and yogurt. Paneer prepared in a tandoor is also known as paneer tikka. Tikka prepared with meat is known as Kebab. The major ingredient in vegetarian tikkas is potato. The tikka or kebab is deep fried. Kebabs are a popular dish in Mughlai cuisine.
This Hariyali Aloo tikka recipe is sure to be loved by people of all age groups. This easy-to-make recipe doesn't take much time in its preparation. These baby potatoes, onions, and capsicum are marinated in Coriander, Mint, garlic, ginger, and green chilies. And finally grilled in oven for 10-15 minutes at 180 degree. You can serve it with any raita or some salad. If you're a spice lover, then you can customize this recipe by adding more chilies as per your preference.
1 cup Coriander Leaves
1/2 cup Mint Leaves
1 small Garlic Clove
2 chopped Green Chilies
1 inch piece of Ginger
1/2 Lemon Juice
1/2 tsp Cumin Seed Powder
1 tbsp Gram Flour
9-10 pieces Boiled Baby Potatoes
Onions chopped into big pieces
Bell Peppers chopped into big pieces
Salt to taste
1. Grind coriander leaves, mint leaves, garlic clove, green chilies, ginger, lemon juice, salt, cumin seed powder into a fine paste.
2. Mix roasted gram to the coriander paste and coat the potatoes, onions, bell pepper with the coriander marinade.
3. Place the vegetable in skewers and grill it in a Pre-heated oven at 180c - Keep rotating the skewers in between till it gets slight black edges.
The Hariyali Aloo Tikki is ready to be served hot.