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Mouthwatering Malai Tikka

Updated: Dec 7, 2020

This spicy, juicy Malai Tikka, to go with some rumali roti or naan, is just what we crave for in the winter days!


3 chicken breasts

1 ¼ tsp salt

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

¾ tsp pepper

¾ tsp chaat masala

1 tsp lime juice

3 tbsp plain yogurt

12 cashews

¼ cup fresh coriander

4 green chilies

3 tbsp water

2 tbsp cooking oil

1 tbsp butter

For Malai

1 ½ tbsp butter

¼ cup cream

½ tsp chaat masala

¾ tsp pepper


1. Cut chicken breasts into cubes

2. Marinate the chicken with salt, pepper, chaat masala, lime juice, plain yogurt, garlic, and ginger paste

3. Blend fresh coriander with cashews, green chilies, and water

4. Add the coriander puree to the chicken

5. Marinate for 15 minutes

6. Drizzle cooking oil, butter and add chicken pieces

7. Cook for 8-10 minutes on medium heat

8. Grill for 3-4 seconds on direct flame

9. Using a separate pan, add butter and cream

10. Bring to a boil and add the chicken pieces

11. Add chaat masala and pepper to taste

12. Continuously stir until sauce thickens and evaporates

13. Ready to Enjoy!


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