Ainsley Harriott served up tasty paneer tikka kebabs with chickpea salad and coriander chutney on Ainsley’s Good Mood Food.
The ingredients are: 1 tbsp gram (chickpea) flour, 1 tbsp oil, plus extra for drizzling, 2 tbsp tikka masala paste, 1 heaped tsp ground Kashmiri chilli powder, ¼ tsp ground turmeric, 2 cloves of garlic, minced, 3cm piece of root ginger, peeled and grated, 180g Greek yoghurt, ½ lemon, for squeezing, 1 x 500g block paneer, rinsed and drained, cut into 3cm pieces, 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into 3cm chunks, 1 red onion, cut into 3cm chunks, 1 tsp chaat masala (optional) and sea salt.
For the Chickpea Salad: 3 tbsp olive oil, ¼ tsp of Kashmiri chilli powder, 1 small clove of garlic, minced, 2 tsp of runny honey, juice and zest of ½ lemon, 1 x 400g can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained, 2 vine tomatoes, deseeded and chopped, ½ cucumber, chopped, 4-6 radishes, trimmed and chopped, 2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced, large handful fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped, plus extra to serve and 10 mint leaves, roughly chopped.
For the Coriander Chutney: bunch of fresh coriander, leaves picked (approx. 20g), handful of fresh mint leaves, 1-2 green chillies, deseeded and chopped, 2 cm root ginger, peeled and chopped, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tsp sugar, a good pinch of salt and 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt.
See recipes by Ainsley in his book titled: Ainsley’s Good Mood Food: 100 easy, comforting meals (including all the recipes from the major ITV series) available from Amazon now.