…….Crostini means “little crusts” in Italian; and is an Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread and toppings. Tandoori chicken crostini is a fusion of Indian appetizer Tandoori Chicken, shredded and used as a topping along with various dips and vegetables. An ideal party snack and a brunch recipe to surprise your guests with your innovations and cooking skills. In India Tandoori Chicken is a self claimed National recipe that is the most common take away and also includes in the menu of a road side stall to fine dinning. Originated in Punjabi Cuisine, Tandoori Chicken is the most flavorful and love chicken recipe all over the nation.
Usually Tandoori Chicken is made with marinaded whole chicken then grilled and roasted in oven or charcoal to get the rustic flavor. But here as we are going to make crostinis out of it, hence i opted to go with small tender boneless pieces that can easily go inside my oven and then easy to handle while chopping into little bits. The topping here is based as per the tandoori accompaniments and condiments, hence a wide use of chaat masala and mint nd coriander chutney to prominent.