Stuffed Chicken Drumsticks

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Cocktails & Appetizers | Blog URL: http://foodmazaa.blogspot.com/2009/08/stuffed-chicken-drumsticks.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

Chicken drumsticks ......... 5-6
cup Paneer (cottage cheese).....½
cup Mint leaves ......................... ¼
cup Coriander leaves ............... ½
Green chillies .................... 2-3
Lime ................................. 1
Brandy ............................ 2 tbsps. (optional)
Coconut milk powder ..... 2 tbsps.
Garlic paste....................... 2 tbsps.
Salt .................................. to taste

Preparation

1
Wash the chicken and pat it dry. With a sharp knife make a slit in the middle.
2
Marinate it with salt, Brandy and lime juice (use half a lime)
3
Crush the paneer. Grind the green chillies, mint and coriander leaves coarsely preferably in a mortar and pestle.
4
Add the crushed paneer and a little salt to it and mix well.
5
Stuff this mixture into the chicken legs on either side of the bone and secure the edges with tooth picks.
6
Dilute the coconut milk powder with quarter cup waterto make a thick cream, add a little lime juice, garlic paste and salt.( You may also use fresh cream instead )
7
Pour this over the chicken legs and leave it in the refrigerator for at least 4-5 hrs.
8
Preheat the oven and grill the chicken for 35-40 minutes.
9
To give a brownish roasted colour, brush the chicken with a little oil and saute on a non stick griddle.
10
Remove the toothpicks, wrap a piece of foil paper on the bones and serve hot.

Tools

Yield:

6

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December 17, 2009

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