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Chicken Tikka

  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Tender, Succulent, Juicy chicken tikka is just homemade and the marination is absolutely Lip-Smacking! There is one secret tip to get a smokey chicken Tikka that makes it even better!


  • 500 grams Boneless chicken
  • 1 tbs Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbs chilli powder
  • 1 tbs coriender powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbs yoghurt
  • 4 Wooden skewers (soaked in water for 10 mins)
  • 1 tbs Butter


  1. Soak the wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes
  2. Mix all the ingredients in yoghurt and marinate the chicken for 15 mins or refrigerate them overnight.
  3. Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes before grilling.
  4. Line the aluminium foil on the baking tray/Grease some butter
  5. Thread the chicken on the pre-soaked skewers.
  6. Grill it on the oven at 180 degree C for 15 to 20 mins and keep basting the chicken with butter/ghee  every 5 to 10 mins.
  7. Chicken Tikka is ready!! serve with mint chutney and sliced onions.


Place the baking tray in the top most rack for 5mins, so that chicken pieces will get a smokey flavour

  • Category: Starter
  • Cuisine: Indian