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Chicken Tikka

Recipe by Ashney Fernandes @ashneys_kitchen_stories


Chicken 1 pound

½ cup Greek yogurt (hung curd)

1tbsp ginger garlic paste

1 tsp garam masala

1tsp red chili powder

¼ tsp black pepper crushed

1 tsp coriander powder

¼ tsp salt (taste marinade & add more)

¼ tsp Turmeric

1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves

1 tbsp. lemon juice

1½ tbsp. oil (preferably mustard oil)

For Grilling:

1 tbsp. oil

For color:

Orange food color (optional)

1 tsp red chili powder

1 to 2 tbsp. oil (preferably mustard oil)

(Marinade for tandoori chicken)

To a mixing bowl, add Greek yogurt or hung curd (thick curd).

Next add in ginger garlic paste, garam masala, red chili powder, salt, turmeric, fenugreek leaves, pepper powder, coriander powder, oil and lemon juice.

Mix everything well. The marinade has to be thick and not of dripping consistency. (Check for salt and spice level and adjust )

Marinate for around 8 to 10 hours

Preheat the oven and grill the chicken for 15 mins

Now brush the chicken with the leftover marinated batter and brush it will oil and grill it again for another 15 minutes or till it’s done

The same method goes for the BBQ

Lastly for 5 mins broil the chicken ,This gives the charred effect.

Serve it with chutney, yogurt and onion salad 🥗


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