Saturday, February 19, 2011

Chicken Tikka

Chicken-1.5 lb, boneless skinless
Red chilly powder- 1 tsp
Meat masala- 1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Pepper powder- 1 tsp
Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
Ginger -1 inch piece
Garlic-4 cloves
Green chilly-1
Cilantro-4 sprigs
Kasoori methi-2 tsp
Yogurt- 3/4 cup
Bell pepper(green)-1, medium
Bell pepper(red)-1, medium
Onion-1, medium
Lemon juice- 2-3 tsp
Cooking spray

  1. Soak the skewers in water.
  2. Wash and clean chicken, cut into 1 inch pieces, wipe off excess water
  3. Crush nicely ginger, garlic, green chilly, cilantro, kasoori methi and mix with chilly powder, coriander powder, masala powder, cumin powder, salt and yogurt.
  4. Marinate the chicken pieces in the above mixture for 2 hours in refrigerator.
  5. Cut the bell peppers, onion into 1 inch squares and sprinkle pepper powder, salt and 1 tsp of lemon juice
  6. String the chicken pieces,bell peppers, onion on the skewers and keep in a baking tray lined with foil.
  7. Spray or brush oil on chicken. Bake 400 F in an oven for 15 min each side.
  8. Switch the oven to broil mode and cook for 5 more minutes each side.
  9. Chicken tikka is ready. Squeeze lemon juice and garnish with tomato, onion etc. It goes well with rice or chappathi

  • No need to remove the juices that oozes out from chicken. Let the chicken cook in that so that it will be more soft.


  1. Delicious chicken tikka,looks so inviting and colorful,nice clicks dear.

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  3. Colorful n yummy chicken tikka..Super-tempting pics!

  4. wow.. thats so colorful :) beautiful presentation :)
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  5. Hi, yummy chicken tikka.. it looks so colourful and the presentation is just beautiful.. Lovely blog and an beautiful collection of recipes.. first time here and I absolutely enjoyed browsing through your blog... Glad to follow u.. great going.. Do visit my blog sometime..

  6. Jincy, this my first time in your blog that too in mid night, your dishes made me hungry again ........that too panner tikkas are out of the world.....yummmyyy