Garlic flavoured Chicken Tikka

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: BBQ Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 500 g - boneless chicken breast cut into 1.5 inch pieces
  • 2 tsp - garlic paste
  • 2 tsp - ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - deggi mirch
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tbsp - lemon juice or vinegar
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • a pinch of tandoori color
  • 1/2 cup - thick drained yoghurt

How to Make Garlic flavoured Chicken Tikka

  • Wash and pat dry the chicken.
  • Press with a kitchen towel.
  • Rub the chicken pieces with garlic, ginger paste, salt, chilli powder, garam masala, lemon juice and oil.
  • Leave aside for an hour.
  • Add beaten yoghurt and tandoori colour, chaat masala (optional).
  • Refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours to marinate the chicken tikka.
  • Preheat the barbeque or grill and put the chicken pieces on the skewers.
  • Baste with marinade and cook under the grill or keep the skewers on a greased wire mesh of the barbeque.
  • Turn them 2-3 times for even browning.
  • Brush with oil, remove from skewers when they are cooked. Sprinkle with chaat masala.
  • Serve hot with onion and chilli salad and mint chutney.