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Chicken Malai Tikka

Bethica Das
600 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Malai Tikka RECIPE

These melt-in-the-mouth Tikkas are just irresistible. They can be made at home, restaurant style, for some perfect appetizers. These delectable snacks goes well with some green chutney and onion rings. And not to forget with a dash of lime. So go ahead and try these party specials this Christmas and New Year.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Grilling
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 450 gms. boneless chicken cubes
  2. 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic-green chilies paste
  3. 1/2 tsp. pepper powder
  4. salt to taste
  5. 1 tsp. roasted coriander-cumin powder
  6. 1 tbsp. oil
  7. 1 tbsp. lime juice
  8. 1 cup hung yoghurt
  9. 2 tbsp. cream
  10. 2 tbsp. cheese
  11. 1 tbsp. melted butter
  12. wooden skewers as required, soaked in water for an hour
  13. oil to grease
  14. green chutney and onion rings to serve


  1. Marinate the chicken with the ginger-garlic-green chilies paste, salt, pepper powder, lime juice, coriander-cumin powder and 1 tbsp. oil for 2-3 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Combine the yoghurt, cream, cheese and butter till smooth. Add this mix to the chicken and marinate further in the refrigerator for 7-8 hours.
  3. Grease the skewers with a little oil and string the chicken cubes. Place them on a greased microwave rack and grill in the convection mode for 30 minutes.
  4. Halfway through flip the skewers and grill further. Let it remain in the microwave for 5-10 minutes.
  5. For a smokey effect, place the skewers on a steel wire mesh directly on the flame and fire grill them for a minute. Serve, garnished with onion rings and green chutney.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Dec-28-2017


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