Monday, August 24, 2015

MINI PITA POCKETS / SANDWICHES WITH CHICKEN TIKKA



Mini pita sandwiches or pockets make a perfect snack to serve in parties. It is a better option than fried snacks and quite filling too.

Ingredients:
Chicken ..... 200 gms (boneless)
Ginger garlic paste .. 1 tbsp
Hung curd ............. 1 tbsp
Red or orange food colour .. a pinch
Tandoori masala powder .. 1 tsp
Red chilli powder ......... 1/4 tsp
Salt ................ to taste
Oil ............. 1 tbsp
Mini pita breads .. as needed
Chilli garlic sauce ... 3-4 tbsps

For  kachumber:



Onions ...... 1 cup finely sliced
Vinegar or lemon juice .... 2 tsps
Salt ........ to taste
Coriander leaves ... finely chopped
(Soak the sliced onions in salt water for 10 minutes. Squeeze out from the water and add salt, vinegar and coriander leaves. Mix well.







Chicken Tikka :



1. Clean the boneless chicken cubes.
2. Marinate them with a mixture of hung curd, salt, red colour and tandoori masala powder. Set aside for few hours.
3. Grill the chicken pieces or pan fry them with one tbsp of oil until done.








To assemble:



1. Slit open the mini pita breads carefully.
2. Spread the chilli garlic sauce on them. You may also use any other sauce or chutney if you like.
3. Spoon a little kachumber.
4. Stuff them with the chicken tikka pieces.








See the pita bread recipe -   HERE 
See the chilli garlic sauce recipe - HERE 


22 comments:

  1. I feel like picking one...looks so delicious

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  2. What cute little sandwiches!

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  3. Lovely sandwiches.......you made it so perfectly.

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  4. I loved these sandwiches! Lovely recipe!
    Thanks for sharing! :)

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  5. these look so delicious and flavourful!

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  6. Pita breads are so versatile, your sandwiches look great.

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  7. love this idea to stuff pita with other than falafel

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