Balochi Tikka

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  • Water ½ Cup
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Chicken karhai cut 750g

Prepare Balochi Tikka Spice mix:

  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) roasted & crushed 6 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 6 tbs
  • Lal mirch (Red chili) crushed 3 tbs
  • Garam masala powder 1 & ½ tbs
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tbs
  • Kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 2 tbs
  • Chaat masala 1 tbs
  • Karhai masala 3 tbs
  • Cooking oil 2 Cups
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 8-9
  • Adrak (Ginger) chopped 2 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 3 tbs
  • Lemon juice 3 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 3-4 tbs


In a bowl,add water,salt & mix well.

Add chicken,mix well & let it rest for 30 minutes.

In a jar,add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,red chilli crushed,garam masala powder,black pepper powder, dried fenugreek,chaat masala,karhai masala,cover & shake well.Balochi tikka spice mix is ready! (Makes for 3-4 kg chicken).

In a wok,add cooking oil,chicken along with water,turn on the flame and cook on medium low flame  until water dries up (4-5 minutes) then cook on high flame for 5-6 minutes.

Add green chillies and cook until chicken & chillies are light brown (5-6 minutes).

Add ginger,garlic & cook until ginger & garlic is golden brown (3-4 minutes) then strain excess oil.

Place chicken on serving dish and sprinkle prepared spice mix (3-4 tbs).Add spices while chicken is hot.

Add lemon juice and fresh coriander,cover & let chicken absorb the spices for 2-3 minutes & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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