CHICKEN TIKKA are chicken pieces marinated in yoghurt and a blend of spices, skewered and cooked in an oven or tandoor.


  • 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 all the ingredients except butter. Mix well and then keep the chicken pieces in this marinate for about 3 – 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Put the chicken on to skewers and cook in moderately hot tandoor for about 6 to 8 minutes, baste the chicken pieces with butter and again put in to tandoor and until slightly colored and cooked.
  4. Remove and serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala.