Tandoori Mac & Cheese

Take your everyday macaroni experience up a notch with this easy recipe. Give a smokey flavor to your favorite Mac and Cheese by using National Chicken Tandoori Masala.

  • Ready 20 Mins
  • Serving 2-4 Person

Ingredients

  • Chicken Boneless – cut into small pieces ½ kg
  • National Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp
  • National Tandoori Masala ½ packet
  • Macaroni 500 grams
  • White Flour 2 tbsp
  • National Salt to taste
  • National Black Pepper to taste
  • Milk ½ liter or as per requirement
  • Oregano – optional 1 tsp
  • Paprika 1 tsp
  • Butter 2 tbsp
  • Mushrooms (sliced) 1 large cup
  • Grated Cheese Mozzarella 1 cups
  • Grated Cheddar Cheese 1 cups
  • Cooking Oil 2 tbsp

Directions

  • Heat 1 cup Cooking Oil in a wok, add in National Ginger Garlic Paste and let it sizzle for a while, add in chicken boneless. Season it with ½ pack National Tandoori Masala and keep stirring until it’s cooked, the procedure could take about a good 5-6 minutes. Once ready set it aside.
  • To make white sauce / Béchamel sauce – heat 2 tbsp Butter in a pan, stir well and add 2 tbsp white flour. Keep stirring, remove from the stove and add about 2 cups milk and keep stirring till white flour is fully dissolved. Season it with National Salt and Pepper, sprinkle it with oregano (optional) and stir well. Add in ½ cup of shredded mozzarella and ½ cup grated cheddar cheese and keep stirring. Cook it for another minute or so until white sauce is ready. In case you find it too thick, add in more milk.
  • In this sauce, now add boiled macaroni and stir well. Add 1 cup of sliced fresh mushrooms, stirring in for a minute or so.
  • Add in Tandoori chicken in white sauce and stir well.
  • Preheat oven to oven 250 centigrade.
  • Grease baking casserole with oil
  • Pour Tandoori Mac and Cheese in the baking casserole
  • Add ½ cup each of shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top. Spread it well with the help of spatula.
  • Sprinkle 1 tbsp Tandoori mix – you can take it from available sachet with some paprika on top.
  • Bake Tandoori Mac and Cheese for 5-7 minutes in preheated oven, until cheese turns light brown and crusty around the edges.
  • Delicious Tandoori Mac and Cheese is ready to be relished. Ensure casserole is rested in a switched off oven for at least 5 minutes because it can be very hot when you take it out of the oven immediately.

For boil Macaroni:

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain and return macaroni to pot.