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Chicken Tikka

Lipika Mishra
5 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Tikka RECIPE

A delicious Indian party stater.Chicken Tikka recipe is very famous Indian cuisine. It is very easy to prepare and is an ideal for low fat cooking.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Mughlai
  • Grilling
  • Appetizers
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 250 Grams chicken Breast Cubes
  2. 1 tbsp ghee
  3. 1 tsp besan
  4. 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  5. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  6. 1/2 tsp chili powder
  7. salt to taste
  8. 1 tsp coriander powder
  9. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  10. 1/2 Tsp Garam-Masala Powder
  11. 1 Cup Curd/Yoghurt (175Ml Cup)
  12. Pinch Red orange Food Colour
  13. FOR GARNISHING: 1 Tbsp coriander leaves FOR SERVING: Cabbage and onion and tomatoes and lemon..


  1. Make paste of ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, and chili powder, salt to taste. Add the chicken, and mix well and leave it for 15 Minutes.
  2. Heat ghee to a pan add besan till raw smell gone, cook it.
  3. Add garam-masala powder, chicken masala, yoghurt, paprika to the chicken and combine well.
  4. Marinate it for overnight or minimum 1-2 hrs.
  5. Soak skewers in water for 10-15minutes and remove them from water.
  6. Pierce the chicken to the skewers and keep ready.
  7. Keep the skewers on the grill rack and place the rack in microwave, with heat proof plate / foil underneath to collect the liquid. So that turntable is not spoiled.
  8. Preheat the over for 15 minutes.. Now set the microwave on 220 degree Celsius and cook the chicken for 20 minutes. Turn the skewers half way so that the chicken is cooked on all sides for another 10 - 15 minutes.
  9. Chicken tikka is ready to be served with onions and mint chutney. Happy cooking..:blush::blush:

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Yasmin Bharmal
Yasmin Bharmal   Aug-01-2017

How will the chicken get the charred effect in the microwave?

Astha Gulati
Astha Gulati   Aug-01-2017


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