• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 25-30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Chicken marinated in a mixture of tamarind paste and flavourful masalas and grilled.


  • Chicken breasts – 2 boneless
  • Tamarind paste – 3 tbsp
  • Brown onion – 1/2 cup
  • Brown sugar – 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garlic finely chopped – 2 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Juice of – 1/2 lemon
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • For garnishing-
  • Spring onion green flower 1 no
  • Thin strips of red bell pepper
  • Onion rings



  1. To make the marinade, grind together brown onion, brown sugar, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, cinnamon powder, garlic, tamarind paste, black pepper, lemon juice and grind into a coarse mixture. Transfer the marinade in a bowl, add salt, mix and set aside.
  2. Make deep diagonal gashes on the chicken breasts on one side and place them on a plate.
  3. Apply the marinade on the gashes
  4. Heat oil in a non stick pan. Place chicken breasts in the pan, gashes side up. Grill for 8-10 minutes till underside is evenly golden. Flip and spread the remaining marinade on top of the chicken breast. Cook from the other side for 4-5 minutes till golden.
  5. Place red bell pepper, spring onion green flower and onion rings on a serving plate. Transfer the chicken breasts onto the plate and serve hot.

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Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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