Recipe for Gourmet Chicken Tikka

<Gourmet Chicken Tikka

Barbecue season is here. Chicken is easy to cook and with a gourmet indian tikka masala, it sure will be your next part hit!


2 lbs of chicken breast

Grind following in a food processor

2 medium sized onions, peeled and cut roughly
1 inch piece of ginger
4 garlic pods
4 green chillies

vary following according to preferred spice levels

1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp tumeric powder
1/3 tsp cinnamon powder

others ingredients

salt according to taste

2 tbsp olive oil or any vegetable oil

1 cup yogurt


Clean chicken and cut into long slices

Add the ground paste into a ziploc bag or container along with dry ingredients, oil and yogurt

Toss the chicken pieces into the same bag and massage it gently.

Place in fridge for at least 1 hour to marinate and  barbecue or bake in oven or pan fry. Alternately you can freeze it for later use.

To pan fry:

Add 3 tbsp oil in a non stick pan,

When hot, place the chicken pieces and reduce heat

Place in pan until cooked through

Can be served with salad, as a wrap or on a bun with lettuce and other veggies.