Daily Archives: October 20, 2009

Chicken Tawa Tikka

Chicken tawa tikka is a quick version of chicken tikka, if you dont have charcoal barbecue grill accessible, then this is the best way to make barbecued flavoured chicken tikka, do try this and enjoy …


  • 1 chicken skinless 16 pieces
  • 1 big lemon (squeezed)
  • Some oil


  • Some salt
  • Some red chilli powder
  • ¼ tspn turmeric
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • ½ tspn carom seeds
  • ½ tspn nigella seeds (kalonji)
  • 2 – 4 black peppercorns
  • ½ tspn dry coriander
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • 1 big cardamom
  • 1 piece of bay leaf
  • 2 curry leaves
  • ½ tspn methi dana
  • A pinch of crushed Kasoori methi*


-Combine all the masala ingredients in spice blender and make fine powder.

-Take it out in a bowl and add lemon juice.

-Place chicken pieces in a mixing bowl and add this mixture.

-Coat well and keep aside For 8 hours.

-Heat some oil on tawa* (Flat pan), and place half of the chicken pieces on it and on low heat cook them.

-When they slightly changes their colour and no water remains, remove the tawa* from heat and then on naked flame with the help of tongs, cook each of the chicken piece until well coloured.

-Do the same with the remaining chicken.

-Serve hot with tamarind sauce, and mint Raita.


Tasty tawa* tikka is ready to serve.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha's Kitchen


-Serve immediately.

-When water is no more cook each and every piece of chicken on naked high flame. Be careful while doing that.


This will serve 4 persons easily.