Tandoori chicken kebabs with garlic naan

Tandoori chicken kebabs with garlic naan (PHOTO: Drum)
Tandoori chicken kebabs with garlic naan (PHOTO: Drum)
Prep Time: 30 min
Servings: 6
Cooking Time: 30 min
  • 5ml - cumin seeds, toasted
  • - handful of fresh coriander
  • - pinch of ground cumin
  • 5cm - fresh ginger, grated
  • - oil, for greasing
  • 12ml - yoghurt or buttermilk
  • 2 - chillies, chopped
  • 10g - instant yeast
  • 125ml - lukewarm water
  • 250ml - plain full-cream yoghur
  • - ½ cucumber, finely grated and liquid squeezed out
  • 5ml - salt
  • 125ml - plain full-cream yoghurt
  • 500ml - cake flour
  • 200g - baby tomatoes, quartered
  • 5ml - ground coriander
  • 10ml - paprika
  • - salt
  • 30ml - butter, melted
  • - salt and pepper
  • 6 - chicken breast fillets, cubed
  • 4 - garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5ml - sugar
  • 2,5ml - ground cinnamon
  • - 2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 CHICKEN Put all the ingredients in a glass bowl and mix well. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 2-3 hours or overnight.

2 NAAN Mix the water, sugar and yeast well. Set aside for 15 minutes or until a frothy layer forms on top.

3 Mix the flour and salt in a bowl and make a well in the middle. Add the yoghurt to the yeast mixture and pour into the well.Mix with a fork until a dough forms,then turn out onto a floured work surface.

4 Knead the dough for 10 minutes or until smooth. Roll into a ball and transfer to a bowl that’s been greased with oil. Rub a little oil over the dough too. Cover the bowl with clingfilm and leave to stand in a warm place until the dough has doubled in volume.

5 Break into 6-8 pieces and roll each out into a rough oval.6 Mix the butter and garlic.7 Grease a braai grid with nonstick spray and braai the naan over hot coals until done and lightly charred.Brush each naan with garlic butter.


Mix all the ingredients.

9 TO FINISH Remove the chickenfrom the marinadeand thread ontokebab skewers.Braai the kebabsabout 20cm abovemoderate coals untildone. Serve withthe naan, raita,tomatoes and freshcoriander.

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