Authentic Chicken Tikka Recipe

Chicken Tikka
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Welcome, food aficionados, to a gastronomic journey that promises to tantalize your taste buds—the art of crafting the perfect Chicken Tikka. In the heart of Pakistani cuisine, this beloved dish is not just a meal; it’s a cultural symphony on a plate. Join me as we delve into the aromatic world of Chicken Tikka, from its rich origins to the secrets of creating a culinary masterpiece.

Origin and History

In the bustling kitchens of Punjab, India, the tale of Chicken Tikka began—a story whispered through generations. Picture succulent pieces of chicken, skewered and grilled to perfection, embracing a medley of spices. This culinary gem has since transcended borders, becoming a global sensation while retaining its roots in Pakistani and Indian traditions.

Tips and Tricks

  • Marination Magic
    To unlock the true essence of Chicken-Tikka, indulge in the art of marination. Combine creamy yogurt, aromatic ginger-garlic paste, and a dance of spices, including the star—Chicken-Tikka Masala Mix. Let this blend marinate your chicken for at least 2 hours, allowing the flavors to weave their magic.
  • Grilling Grace
    In the pursuit of that genuine smoky essence, embrace the enchantment of charcoal grilling. Allow the dancing flames to caress the marinated chicken, orchestrating a medley of fragrances that will whisk you away to the very core of an authentic Pakistani culinary haven.

How to Use Chicken Tikka Masala Mix

Now, let’s unravel the simplicity of using Chicken Tikka Masala Mix to elevate your culinary prowess.

  • Coat: Gently coat your marinated chicken pieces with the Chicken-Tikka Masala Mix, ensuring each morsel is embraced by the aromatic blend.
  • Rest: Allow the magic to seep in as you let the coated chicken rest for a few minutes, intensifying the flavor.
  • Grill: Place the marinated chicken on skewers and grill to perfection, turning occasionally for an even, golden finish.
  • Serve: Witness the transformation as you serve hot, with a side of mint chutney for that perfect finishing touch.

How to make Chicken Tikka

Authentic Chicken Tikka Recipe

Recipe by ImamCourse: Main CourseCuisine: Pakistani


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Picture a plate adorned with succulent Chicken Tikka—each piece a masterpiece, a burst of flavor that dances on your palate. The marriage of spices, the smoky embrace, and the tenderness of perfectly grilled chicken create a culinary experience that transcends the ordinary.


  • Boneless chicken pieces: 500g

  • Yogurt: 1 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste: 2 tablespoons

  • Chicken Tikka Masala Mix: 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice: 2 tablespoons

  • Salt: To taste


  • Marinate: In a mixing bowl, blend together yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, Chicken Tikka Masala Mix, lemon juice, and salt. generously coat the chicken pieces with this flavorful mixture and allow them to marinate for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Skewer: Thread the marinated chicken onto skewers for that authentic presentation.
  • Grill: Charcoal grill the skewered chicken until each piece boasts a golden-brown finish.
  • Serve: Plate up your masterpiece and relish the symphony of flavors.


  • In conclusion, crafting Chicken Tikka isn’t just about a recipe; it’s about preserving traditions, embracing flavors, and creating memories. As you savor each bite, remember, you’re not just eating; you’re experiencing a culinary journey rooted in the soul of Pakistani cuisine.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 12g 19%
    • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
    • Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
      • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    • Protein 25g 50%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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