Tikka Masala drumstick with pilaf rice and roti
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Tikka Masala Drumsticks with pilaf rice cucumber and roti

Tikka Masala Drumsticks with pilaf rice cucumber and roti

Recipe by Donna


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  • Chicken Tikka Masala Drumsticks
  • 14 chicken drumsticks

  • 1/4 cup natural yoghurt

  • 1/4 cup tikka masala paste

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati rice

  • 1/2 brown onion , chopped finely

  • 2 1/4 cup liquid chicken stock

  • 2 Tbsp currants, I used raisins

  • 2 Tbsp almond kernels

  • 1/2 bunch chopped fresh coriander

  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, coarsely chopped


  • Chicken Drumsticks
  • Combine yoghurt and 2 tablespoons of the paste in a bowl. Add the drumsticks and coat in marinade.
  • Pilaf Rice
  • Heat oil in a saucepan over low heat. Add the remaining curry paste and cook, stirring , for 1 minute or until aromatic. Stir in the rice and onion. Increase heat to medium. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Cover with a lid. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 18 minutes or until the water is absorbed. Set aside, covered for 6 minutes to stand. Use a fork to separate grains.
  • Stir in the currants, almonds and half of the coriander. Combine cucumber and remaining coriander in a bowl.


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