Thursday, March 15, 2012

Grilled Chicken Tikka Kebab/Kabab Recipe

 Chicken Tikka is a traditional and popular dish in India and all over the world. Chicken tikka is prepared with boneless chicken marinated in curd and ground spices mix and deep fried or grilled in tandoori oven or OTG. Marinating for a long time around 8 to 12 hours gives a best taste as the chicken absorbs spices well. A tasty starter served in most of the Indian restaurants, hotels and highway dhabas serving north Indian food. Highway dhabas are more famous for chicken tikka and other tandoori dishes.Try this delicious grilled Chicken tikka recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Boneless chicken                                        800 gms.
Lemon juice                                                2 tbsp.
Red chilly powder (kashmiri )                     1 tsp.
Red orange color (optional)                        Few drops
Curd/Yogurt                                               300 gms.
Garlic paste                                                2 tbsp.
Ginger paste                                               2 tbsp.
Garam masala powder                               1 tsp.
Cumin powder                                           ½ tsp.
Butter                                                         For basting
Salt                                                            To taste


1. Cut chicken into small cubes, wash nicely and apply lemon juice and salt to it and leave it.
2. Whisk Curd/Yogurt in a bowl add remaining ingredients except butter.Mix well and add chicken pieces and marinate for about 3 - 4 hours in the refrigerator.
3. Put the chicken on to skewers and cook in moderately hot tandoor oven for about 6 to 8 minutes, baste the chicken pieces with butter and again put in to tandoor oven and cook until slightly colored and cooked.
4. Remove and serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala.


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