Instructions for cooking chicken tikka at home

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Chicken Tikka

The dish known as chicken tikka can be rephrased as grilled chicken marinated in a blend of spices and yogurt before being cooked to perfection.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, starter
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 174 kcal


  • 500 gm Chicken Boneless
  • 100 gm yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Ginger, Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Kasthurimethi
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Salt required
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 1 Tomato quartered
  • 1 Lemon twists


  • Mix all the marinade ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Add the chicken cubes, stir well and leave in the refrigerator 30 minutes.
  • Thread the chicken on to 4 skewers and cook under a hot grill for 6-10 minutes, turning frequently.
  • Remove the chicken from the skewers and arrange on individual serving plates.
  • Garnish with onion, tomato and lemon to serve.


Enjoy your delicious chicken tikka with tandoori mayonnaise at home.
Keyword Chicken Tikka

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