Culinary Delights & Beyond

Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka Kebab is a popular North Indian starter that is made with marinated chicken pieces that are grilled or baked until tender and juicy. The marinade is made with a blend of aromatic spices, yogurt, and lemon juice, which gives the chicken a tangy and spicy flavor.

Chicken Tikka Kebab

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Skewers soaked in water for 30 minutes


  • Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, garam masala, cumin, paprika, turmeric, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the chicken to the marinade and stir until coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight.
  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • Thread the chicken onto skewers, leaving a small space between each piece.
  • Grill the chicken for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and slightly charred.
  • Serve hot, garnished with chopped cilantro, sliced onions, and lemon wedges if desired.

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