The weekend raises our deepest and most intense food cravings, doesn't it?! All we desire is to eat something rich, juicy and delicious. The weekend is the best time to give in to all our cravings and make special snacks for us to indulge in. It is why people love to cook food and experiment with recipes. Especially chicken, it becomes the go-to party food for non-vegetarians all around India. We love to indulge in chicken snacks! That is why we have brought to you the recipe of one of the most beloved desi chicken snacks for you to indulge in over the weekend, it is none other than chicken tikka!
Tender pieces of chicken are marinated in Indian spices like tandoori masala, red chilli powder, garam masala, ginger-garlic paste and more, and cooked in a tandoor to give us the beloved chicken tikka. Now you can make this classic street food at home, with this easy recipe.
Chicken Tikka Recipe: How To Make Restaurant-Style Chicken Tikka
Start by marinating the chicken in salt, ginger-garlic paste and lemon juice. Marinate this for about 3-4 hours. Next, add yoghurt, cornstarch, mustard oil, tandoori masala, Kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and black pepper powder. Keep this marinated for at least 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Thread the marinated chicken in the skewers along with onion and capsicum. Line the skewers on a foil lined baking tray. Grill for 10-12 minutes and then rotate the skewers. Let the chicken cook till it is slightly charred. The chicken tikka is ready!
Pair the juicy chicken tikka with this homemade green chutney recipe for a delicious party snack.
Sounds easy, doesn't it?! Now you can make restaurant-style chicken tikka at home. Try out this recipe and do tell us how you liked it in the comments section.