How many times are you left with unconsumed food after a meal? Almost every time; isn't it? Leftover food is a common occurrence in every household. We are always left with some excess food after our lunch or dinner. What do you do with that excess food? While throwing it away is not an option on our list, we end up eating it the next day, half-heartedly. What if we tell, there's no need to eat those leftover foods anymore?! Instead, you can go creative and make something unique the very next day. That's right. Today, you will find multiple experimental recipes on the internet that are made with leftover dal, roti, rice or sabzi. Adding to the list of leftover recipes, we bring you a unique dish that will instantly tug at heartstrings - it is made with our favourite chicken tikka.
Chicken tikka holds a special place in our hearts - so much so that we end up ordering it in excess amount. To utilize those excess chicken tikka to the fullest, here's a recipe you can prepare the very next day. It is called chicken tikka chaat. Sounds delicious, isn't it? Much like a quintessential chaat, chicken tikka chaat includes tomato, onion, green chilli, imli chutney more. All we do is - replace papdi or aloo tikki with chicken tikka. The best part is, you need less than 15 minutes to prepare this amazing snack. Let's take a look.
Leftover Recipe Idea: How To Make Chicken Tikka Chaat:
To make chicken tikka chaat, we need 8-10 pieces of chicken tikka. Cut them into yet smaller pieces. Keep aside. Now, take finely chopped onion, tomato, green chilli, coriander, and roasted peanuts in a bowl. Add imli chutney and chaat masala and mix everything well. Finally add the chicken tikka pieces and mix well. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves, sev and pomegranate pearls (anar dana) and serve.
Click here for the step-by-step recipe of chicken tikka chaat.
Additionally, we also bring chicken tikka recipe for the ones who do not have leftover chicken tikka at home, but want to eat the chaat right away. Click here for seven of our favourite chicken tikka recipes.
Now on, if you are left with excess chicken tikka from last night's party, then you just know what to do with it! Make a delicious bowl of chaat and indulge. Do let us know how you liked it.
About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call herself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a good movie can make her day.