How to make Chicken Naan Pockets -

Fresh falafel style naan bread sandwich with a filling of chicken tikka,onion and tomato slices and chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Naan (नान), Chicken (चिकन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Naan Pockets

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Naan Pockets Recipe

  • Naan 4

  • Chicken 1 1/2 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato sliced 1 large

  • Fresh mint leaves a few

  • Green chutney 3-4 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Hung yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter to baste

Method

Step 1

Cut into the middle of each naan to make a pocket and keep aside. Mix the sliced onions with lemon juice and keep aside. In a large bowl mix together hung yogurt, Kashmiri red chilli powder, garam masala powder, lemon juice, ginger paste and garlic paste, mustard oil and salt.

Step 2

Apply this mixture to the chicken pieces and keep in the refrigerator for two to three hours. Put the chicken pieces onto skewers and cook in a moderately hot tandoor or a preheated oven (200C) for eight to ten minutes.

Step 3

Baste with butter and cook for another two to three minutes. Fill each naan pocket with few pieces of grilled chicken, top with onion and tomato slices, a few mint leaves. Drizzle a spoonful of green chutney and serve.

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