Al Faham

Ingredients for Al Faham:

1. Chicken – 500 gm

2. Coriander – 1 small spoon

    Pepper – 1 small spoon

    Cumin – 1 small spoon

    Red chillies – 4

    Cinnamon – 1 small piece

3. Garlic – 10 cloves

    Ginger – 1 small piece

    Coriander leaves – A handful

    Mint leaves – 10 leaves

    Curd – 2 big spoons

    Kasuri methi – 1 small spoon

    Chicken cube – 1

    Salt – As per taste

    Kashmiri chilli powder – ½ to 1 small spoon

For Peri Peri sauce:

4. Oil – 1 small spoon

5. Tomato sauce – 2 big spoons

    Soya sauce – 1 small spoon

    Honey – 1 small spoon

    Crushed chillies – 1 big spoon

    Salt – As per taste

How to prepare Al Faham?

1. Clean chicken and cut into big pieces.

2. Dry fry ingredients no: 2 (without oil) and grind it to get a fine powder.

3. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 3.

4. Add masala powder to it and mix well.

5. Marinate chicken using this mixture and keep it in refrigerator overnight.

6. To prepare Peri-peri sauce, heat oil and add ingredients no: 5.

7. Cook for a few minutes and keep aside.

8. Take chicken from refrigerator and grill it.

9. Apply peri peri sauce to grilled chicken and fry it in tawa.

10. To get restaurant look, you can add a little food colour to masala before marinating.

11. Serve Al Faham with Bread/ Kuboos /Mayonnaise.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, June 25 – July 8, 2022

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