Go Back
+ servings
chicken tikka recipe
Print Recipe
4.5 from 2 votes

chicken tikka recipe | without oven or tandoor

Chicken tikka is a dry chicken starter cum snack recipe which can be eaten as a starter and can be made on a pan without any tandoor...
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: chicken
Cuisine: Punjabi
Servings: 3
Calories: 400kcal
Author: Asiya

Ingredients

  • 250 gms boneless chicken pieces
  • 1 cup beaten yogurt
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp crushed kasoori methi
  • 1 tbsp lemon extract
  • 1 tsp edible oil
  • 1/4 tsp red food color
  • 2 onions cut into cubes
  • 1 green capsicum cut into cubes
  • 2 to matoes deseeded and cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp oil for shallow frying

Other ingredients:

  • Satay sticks/kabab sticks or wooden skewers for stringing chicken and diced veggies

For garnishing:

  • lemon wedges
  • freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • onion rings

Instructions

  • Firstly, take a bowl, into it, add beaten yogurt, salt to taste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder.
  • Add kasoori methi, lemon extract, edible oil, food color.
  • Mix all the ingredients well and mix without any lumps in the batter.
  • Add the boneless chicken pieces into it.
  • Give a mix.
  • Add the onion cubes, green capsicum cubes, diced tomatoes, mix all the ingredients well.
  • Cover the marinade with a lid.
  • Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour in refrigerator.
  • Take the chicken marinade out.
  • Take satay sticks or kabab sticks, soak the sticks for about 30 minutes before using in order to avoid burning.
  • Take each stick, make a string of tomato, onion, green capsicum and chicken.
  • Continue stringing tomato, onion, capsicum and chicken to the rest of the chicken sticks in the same pattern.
  • Take a non stick pan, add 2 tbsp oil and heat it.
  • Place the chicken sticks on the pan.
  • Cook for 6-8 minutes on medium flame.
  • Turn the chicken tikka sticks and cook the other side too for 6-8 minutes.
  • Keep turning and cook each side for 4-5 minutes on low flame until each side of the chicken is cooked well.
  • When all the sides of the chicken tikka sticks are done well, switch off the flame.
  • Take them out and serve them on a plate.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, onion rings and lemon wedges.
  • Enjoy as a starter.

Notes

1. One can even brush some melted butter to the chicken tikka pieces while serving which gives a shiny look to the tikka.
2 Marinating the chicken for a long time helps in infusing all the flavors into the chicken while cooking.
3. One does not require tandoor or oven to make it and can be easily cooked on a pan.

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcal
Like and Follow on Facebook:Like or Follow us on our facebook page @YummyIndianKitchen to receive all the latest posts and videos from this blog....
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNELTo watch our recipe videos do SUBSCRIBE! and do not forget to press the bell icon to receive every update!!!
Tried this recipe?Mention @yummyindiankitchen or tag #yummyindiankitchen!