How to make Hammour Tikka Zafrani Recipe - Boneless pieces of fish marinated in yoghurt and cooken in a tandoor.

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Main Ingredients : Hammour fillets ( हम्मोर फिले ) , Salt ( नमक )

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Starter

Hammour Tikka Zafrani

Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

You can also find more Starter recipes like Kabuli Chaat, Masala Hazelnuts, Vanjaram Vepudu, Kurkuri Pohe. Or try out these recipes from Middle Eastern Cuisine like Baba Ghanoush, Falafel, Hammour Tikka Zafrani, Middle East Wrap.

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Hammour Tikka Zafrani

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High

Ingredients for Hammour Tikka Zafrani

  • Hammour fillets 600 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/4 cup

  • Saffron (kesar) 6-8 strands

  • Milk 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies,chopped 4-6 cloves

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 2 teaspoons

  • Chai masala 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Apply salt and lemon juice to the fish pieces and set aside. Hang yogurt in a muslin cloth to remove excess water. Dry roast besan on low heat until it is cooked well. Soak saffron in warm milk. Combine besan and hung yogurt and rub thoroughly until smooth.

Step 2

Then mix ginger paste, garlic paste, green chillies, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, salt and saffron dissolved in milk.

Step 3

Mix thoroughly. Refrigerate fish pieces in this marination for about thirty to forty minutes preferably in the refrigerator. String the fish pieces on to skewers and cook in tandoor or grill until done. Serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala.

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