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Chicken Tikka Karai

Aromatic chicken tikka karai recipe is a perfect way to celebrate on any occasion


Chicken Tikka

1.2 kg chicken pieces

1 tbsp cooking oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

¾ tsp red chili

¼ tsp turmeric

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp plain yogurt

1 tsp pepper


2 ½ tbsp cooking oil

½ tsp cumin seeds

1 medium chopped red onion

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

½ tsp turmeric

½ tsp red chili

1 ½ tsp coriander powder

¼ tsp chaat masala

¾ tsp Kashmiri chili

1 cup tomato

½ tsp garam masala

1 tbsp ginger

5-6 green chilies


2 tbsp fresh minced coriander


1. Marinate the chicken pieces for minimum 15 minutes with cooking oil, salt, garlic, ginger, red chili, turmeric, lemon juice, pepper, and plain yogurt

2. Place the marinated chicken pieces on a frying pan and fry for 5 minutes on each side

3. Infuse chicken tikka pieces with charcoal for about a minute

4. In a saucepan, drizzle cooking oil and sauté chopped red onion until light brown

5. Stir in garlic and ginger paste

6. Pour in a splash of water

7. Add turmeric, red chili, coriander, and chaat masala

8. Sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes on low-medium heat

9. Add Kashmiri chili, chopped tomato, and salt to taste

10. Cover with lid and cook for another 5 minutes on low heat

11. Uncover and add garam masala

12. Add the chicken tikka pieces

13. Cook for 15-20 minutes on low heat with lid on

14. Add ¼ cup of water if needed

15. Uncover and add thinly sliced ginger, and green chilies

16. Mix well and garnish with fresh coriander before serving

17. Ready to Enjoy!


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