Chicken Tikka


  • Chicken (boneless): 3/4 kg
  • Onion: 1 big
  • Tomato: 1 big
  • Capsicum/Bell pepper: 1
For Marinate:
  • Red Chilly Powder: 3 tsp
  • Pepper Powder: 2 pinch
  • Coriander Powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala: 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder: Pinch
  • Cashew nuts: 2 tsp (crushed)
  • Coriander/Cilantro: 4 strings (finely chopped)
  • Yogurt/Curds: 1 cup
  • Ginger paste: 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic Paste: 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon: 1/2
  • Olive oil: 1tsp
  • Salt: to taste
  • Wooden or Metal Skewers(Sheek): 8-9
Note: Yogurt/curds should be thick & should not contain water. You can also use red food colour.

  • Wash & cut chicken into small pieces.
  • Squeeze out water from chicken.
  • Dice onion, tomato & capsicum.
Note: remove seeds from tomato.
  • In a bowl add all marinate ingredients mix well.
  • Taste it & adjust the seasoning.
  • Add chicken, onion, tomato & capsicum, mix well.
  • Refrigerate it for 2-4hrs (Preferably 4hrs).
Note: If you are using wooden skewers soak it in water for 20min.

  • In to a skewer put 1 to 2 piece of chicken then 1 piece of tomato, capsicum & onion.
  • Repeat this till the end of skewer.
  • Repeat same to other skewers.
  • Cover the tray with double layer of aluminum foil to avoid the baking tray from oil stains.
  • Place the skewers on the tray.
Note: Skewers ends should be kept on the sides of the tray so that there should be gap between tray base & the chicken pieces.
  • Preheat the oven for 10min to maximum temperature.
  • Place the tray in oven.
  • After 15min remove the tray, turn the chicken to other side & brush some oil on top. Put it back to oven near to top coil.
  • Let it cook for another 15min or till it gets brown spots & dry.
  • Remove it to the plate & serve hot with lemon wedges & onion rings.

  • If you don’t have oven you can cook it on the non-stick griddle/ tava.
  • No need of skewers.
  • Place pieces on hot griddle.
  • Cook one side for 2-3 min before turning to other side.
  • Cook both sides till it’s cooked completely.
  • Also fry vegetables in the same way.
  • Chicken tikka is ready to serve with lemon wedges & onion rings.
Note:You can also grill this on barbeque grill.

You can also try: 
Chicken Sheek Kabab 
Chicken Kabab 
Tandoori Chicken/Spicy Roasted Chicken

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aipi said...

Perfectly cooked chicken tikkas!!

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Binys Recipes said...

wow that looks inviting love it and u have combined it with superb veg

Swathi said...

chicken tikka looks awesome.

Priya Suresh said...

Chicken tikkas looks incredible and yummy..

divya said...

looks awesome and fabulous...

Suja Manoj said...

Looks fabulous..perfectly cooked and aromatic chicken.

Prema said...

luks amazing,perfectly done it...

Unknown said...

they are perfectly chicken tikka kabobs!
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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Perfect..and yummy looking tikka...


Soumya Vineeth said...

First time here, nice space!
Chicken tikka is really inviting!
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Sonia said...

awesome tikka..will surely give it a try !

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Akila said...

fantabulous recipe...

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Torviewtoronto said...

yummy chicken tikka delicious

Neenu M N said...

yum yum yum!!

Namitha said...

One of the most popular finger food and this looks perfect

Treat and Trick said...

Spicy and yummy tikka!

Unknown said...

yummy tikka

Unknown said...

yummy yummy

Unknown said...

I am saving this recipe. It is a perfect recipe to use on our barbecue grill.


Romina Garcia said...

YUMMO. I think this one is going on the menu for tonight.
They look delicious!!
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Preety said...

looks perfect and crisp

Sneha Benny said...

Perfectly cooked chicken tikka.

Arundhuti said...


First time here, and in love with your chicken tikka. Truely delicious. Will come back to check out more of your creations.

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