Rating: 3.09 stars
43 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 11
  • 1 star values: 1

Garam masala is a spice mixture that's commonly used in Indian cuisine. If you can't find it in your supermarket, substitute 1 teaspoon ground cumin. Greek yogurt is a great base for a marinade -- it tenderizes the meat while adding plenty of flavor.

Everyday Food, June 2009

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prep:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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  • In a blender, combine chopped onion, garlic, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, and ginger. Puree until smooth, scraping down sides of blender as necessary, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in yogurt, garam masala, 2 teaspoons salt, and teaspoon pepper. Add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours (or up to 1 day).

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  • Heat grill to medium; clean and oil hot grates. Remove chicken from marinade, wiping off excess. Grill chicken until cooked through, 12 to 14 minutes, turning occasionally.

  • In a small bowl, combine cucumber, sliced onion, cilantro, oil, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice; season cucumber salad with salt and pepper. Serve chicken with salad and naan if desired.

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Reviews (6)

43 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 11
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
07/13/2009
will no fat work as well?
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07/09/2009
Cah you use regular Yogurt? No stores in rural Wi. have Greek Yogurt.
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07/08/2009
http://indianfood.about.com/od/masalarecipes/r/garammasala.htm Try this recipe for garam masala easy and good
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07/08/2009
What is garam masala?
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07/08/2009
I want to try this - has anyone done it with chicken breasts?
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07/08/2009
How can I cook this on the stove or in the oven? I'm an apartment dweller w/out a grill.
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