(Fusion master creation where all spice flavored marinade spices up the Turkey and is smoked & grilled on Tandoor a’la lyonaise — served with Italian Risotto )
Prep/Cook Time: 15 minutes + marinate time
1 Skinless Turkey Tenderloins
1 kg plain, low-fat curd
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons curry powder
1 tablespoon garam masala powder
2 teaspoons ( cinnamon , green cardamom,black poppercorns , cloves mixc ) powder
Salt and chat masala
2 cups cups uncooked basmati rice
2 small white onions
150 gms French beans
100 gms spring onions
½ tsp. oregano herb
½ tsp garlic chopped
1 tsp onions fine chopped
2 big ripe tomatoes
2 tsp cheese – ricotta
2 tsp of cooked button mushrooms
1 tsp butter
1.Whisk together yogurt, oil, garlic, curry powder, garam masala powder and cinnamon mix powder in a medium bowl. Pour marinade into a quart-size zipper bag. Season turkey with salt and pepper. Add to the mixing bowl n mix well.to Marinate Refrigerated for 8 hours. Prepare basmati rice according to package directions.
2.Preheat the grill or tandoor.
3.Meanwhile, peel onions and cut into quarters.
4.Using tongs / fork - remove each turkey piece from the marinade bowl and place on the hot grill / or skewer into the tandoor. Brush with more marinade. Place onion wedges on the grill as well.
5.Grill turkey and onions for 5 minutes, then turn and baste turkey with more marinade. Discard remaining marinade.
6.Grill turkey and onions 5-7 more minutes, until the bird is well done and onions are soft.
7.Carve and divide turkey and onions for plating
For Itallian Risotto Rice
Take Butter in a pan , sauté chopped garlic ,onions ,chopped deseeded tomatoes , mushrooms and cheese grated .
add the cooked basmati rice into the risotto mix , add 50 ml. veg, stock , adjust the seasoning
butter sauté the blanched French beans and keep aside .
carve out the tandoori turkey into roundels , neatly arranging over each other.
towards a side of the portion plate de-mould a bowl full of risotto rice , arrange sautéed beans sticks ,and place slices of tandoori turkey – heat for 3 minutes in a microwave oven – serve hot.