Chicken is a favorite in almost every household. Not only it is delicious but more than its taste, it is nutritious.
There are many ways of cooking chicken but if you prefer healthy way this Baked Yogurt & Turmeric Chicken is exactly for you. If you like, you can remove the skin to further cut down excessive fat.
With the increased awareness of healthy living, baking chicken is a great way of preparing delicious dish without worrying of the negative effect. Another benefit to choose this option were money saving, you need not discard a liter of oil for deep frying and less cleaning required, forget about oil splatter on the flour and greasy kitchen and living room.
You can always smear olive oil or butter before or during baking to keep the chicken moist.
BAKED YOGURT & TURMERIC CHICKEN
Servings : 4-6
1 kg chicken pieces
1-2 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 cup plain yogurt
1 in ginger
4 cloves garlic
1.5 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
2 tablespoon oil
Rinse chicken pieces and trim any excess fat, drain. Remove the skin to save calories.
Grind the ginger and garlic. Add in salt, chili powder, garam masala and ground turmeric Stir in oil, lemon juice and yogurt..
Rub this over chicken pieces, cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
Lined baking pan with aluminium, arrange chicken pieces, bake for 30-40 minutes @ 190C. Turn the chicken over halfway through cooking time.
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