Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Finally, Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe is up on my blog. I have made Chicken Malai Tikka several times, but never manage to post the recipe. Whenever I made these, they finished in no time. Last week I managed to get some click and now shooting them on my blog.

Many versions of this recipe run around food blogs, and I  have tried many versions. Today I’m sharing the recipe which is very easy, healthy and delicious. I created my own version of Afghan Murg Malai Tikka Recipe and believe me it was a super hit here.

Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Chicken pieces are marinated with cream and spices and grilled/baked in the oven served with dips/chutney. Trust me the flavors are very tempting. All the flavors of spices are perfectly blended during marination gives it a Mughlai touch. I’m sure you will like this version of Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe.

Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe :

Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Prep time – 4hours

Cooking time- 30minutes

Serves 4-6


=> 600 g chicken (cut into 8 pieces)

=> 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste

=> 1tbsp vinegar (I used malt vinegar )

=> 1tbsp Lemon Juice

=> 1/2 tsp salt

=> 1/2 tbsp cashew nuts

=> 1/4 cup milk

=> 2 tbsp cheese (grated)

=> 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder

=> salt to taste

=> 2 eggs

=> 2 1/2 tbsp cream

=> 1tbsp Olive Oil


1. In bowl, marinate the chicken pieces with ginger-garlic paste, vinegar, lemon juice & salt for half an hour to an hour.

2. Blend cashew nuts with milk into a smooth paste.

3. In another bowl, mix the garam masala powder, grated cheese, salt and cashew nuts milk paste, eggs and cream. Mix until everything is well incorporated, giving a smooth paste.

4. Add the marinated chicken into this mixture and set it aside for an hour (I prefer to left it overnight in the fridge)

5. Preheat the oven at 220C

6. Arrange the chicken pieces on skewers and grill for 6 – 7 minutes.  Turn chicken pieces over and grease it with oil. Let it grill for another 6 minutes or until chicken is tender.

7. Serve it hot with cheese dip and tomato ketchup. What are you waiting for? Do give it a try! Don’t forget to share your opinions about Chicken Malai Tikka recipe. Till then Stay Healthy Stay Blessed

20 Replies to “Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe”

  1. Chicken Malai tikka is my favourite
    Now I will try to make it at home

    1. yeah do try and share your experience

  2. Mmmm….sounds delish!

    1. yes its yum

  3. queenof5dollarbling says: Reply

    This sounds like something my son and hubby might actually eat so I will try it this weekend. Thank you for sharing it and have a Blessed day.

    1. Do share your experience

  4. That looks so good! Would be great for a finger food party. Thanks for sharing!

    1. thanks

  5. Sounds yummy – I assume the cashew nuts are chopped; how finely? I read a recipe this morning that called for shelling the nuts, and immediately thought “No way!” (when raw, they have the same chemical that causes an allergic reaction to poison ivy!)

    1. Do share your experience

  6. oh this looks wonderful. I wish I had the skills to cook as good as this 🙂

    1. thanks

  7. Thank you for sharing yummy recipe. will try some day

    1. Do share your experience

  8. Not a fan of or very confident of cooking non -veg; so cant really rate this recipe. But like your pics and well detailled info on the recipe for sure.

    1. thanks

  9. Will try out this yummy recipe soon.

    1. Do share your experience

  10. This is one of my favourite dishes. I am surely gonna try this recipe.

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