Chicken Tikka

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Chicken Tikka is a popular sub-continent dish where pieces of marinated chicken are cooked in a tandoor/oven. The Chicken Tikka Dry is a delicious dish is often served as an appetizer or even as a main course with roti, naan or paratha. It is a prominent menu at weddings and parties.  A staple of the Punjabi cuisine, it is made with boneless chicken pieces marinated in a yogurt marinade and cooked in an oven or a tandoor either skewered or as is.

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Chicken Tikka Recipe

A popular Indian sub-continent appetizer dish
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian

Ingredients for Chicken Tikka

  • 400 gms Chicken boneless, skinless, chopped
  • few Wooden Skewers soaked in water

For the marinade:

  • 1/4 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/2 + 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • 2 tblsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 3 + 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tblsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tblsp Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1 Onion sliced into rings
  • as required Lemon Wedges

How to make Chicken Tikka

  • Mix 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, 2 tsp lemon juice and salt in a bowl.
  • Add the chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Cover and keep this in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  • Add the red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, mustard oil, garam masala powder and salt to a bowl.
  • Add the yogurt and mix well until smooth.
  • Add the marinated chicken pieces and mix until evenly coated.
  • Cover and keep this in the fridge for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Skewer the chicken pieces and place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake in a preheated oven (200C/400F) for 10 minutes or until cooked.
  • Remove and brush with butter.
  • Bake again for another minute or two.
  • Transfer to a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle chaat masala powder.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and onion rings.

3 Comments

  1. suparnaa Mulick

    good, easy to cook.

  2. najeeb yousuff

    nice easy and very quick

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