Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka

Chicken tikka is a very famous starter recipe in Indian cuisine and  one of the most loved recipe in Indian restaurants by foreigners too.Traditionally it is cooked in hot tandoor but here we have made it using a conventional oven which also tastes tastes equally good.


For Marinade

Boneless Chicken     -1 kg( cut into small cubes)
Chilli powder            -1/2 tsp
Coriander powder     -1 1/2 tbsp
Cumin powder          -1/2 tsp
Garam masala           -1/2 tsp
Yogurt                       - 3tbsp
Ginger & garlic paste- 1tbsp
Food color(red)         -pinch
Oil                             - 4tbsp
Salt                            -to taste
Onion                        -1 ( cut like cube)
Color Pepper             -1
Tomato                      -1(without seeds)

Other ingredients

Chop sticks               -8 to 10
Oven Tray

Preparation time:25 min
Cooking Time   :30 min


  • Take a big bowl  and marinate the chicken with all ingredients listed above and  refrigerate for minimum of 2 hours

  • Mix the remaining masala with  onion,tomato and bell pepper

  • Take the Chop sticksand  put it into the water and keepsoaked for 10 minutes.

  • Take a  stick  and insert a piece of chicken ,1 cubed onion ,1 cubed pepper, and one tomato cube and repeat the same pattern....in each stick and keep it in the tray.

  • Preheat the oven at 375 degree  and bake for 20 to 25 minutes turning in between

  • Serve as an appetizer
 You can also make chicken tikka masala using the below link
Chicken tikka masala

Serves  4


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