Masala Tikka

This Masala Tikka recipe is divine. Super simple and store able recipe. #HappyCookingToyou #FoodFusion

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  • Chicken quarter pieces 4
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Sirka (Vinegar) 3-4 tbs
  • Water 1 liter or as required
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 & ½ Cup
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tbs
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Zarda ka rang (Yellow food color) ¼ tsp or as required
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tbs
  • Water ¼ Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke


Make cuts on chicken pieces with the help of knife.

In a bowl,add chicken pieces,water,salt,vinegar,mix well & rest it for 30 minutes.

In a bowl,add yogurt,ginger garlic paste,red chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,cumin powder,salt,garam masala powder,yellow food color,lemon juice & whisk well.

Take out chicken pieces from vinegar water & add in prepared marination,coat well and marinate for 15-20 minutes.

In frying pan,add marinated chicken pieces (reserve marinade for later use),water,cover & steam cook on low flame until tender (18-20 minutes) and turn sides in between.

In reserved marinade,add steam cooked chicken pieces and coat well.

How to store:

In zip lock bag,add marinated steam cooked chicken pieces & can be stored in freezer for up to 1 month.

On a grill pan,add cooking oil & grill chicken on medium high flame from all sides until done and apply cooking oil in between.

Give a charcoal smoke for 2 minutes.

Serve with raita & salad.


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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