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Chicken Malai Tikka-Juicy and Tender Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Chicken Malai Tikka Recipe

Chicken Malai Tikka is a delicious, tasty and wonderfully rich dish that will leave you asking for more.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken starter, tikka recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 391kcal
Author Fareeha


  • 750 gms boneless chicken cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper powder
  • 1/2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cashew nut made into paste
  • 1/4 cup Cream
  • Olive oil for basting
  • Bamboo Skewers soak in water for an hour


  • Mix together ginger garlic paste, butter, salt, white pepper powder, corn flour, cashew nut paste, cream and vinegar in a bowl.
  • Add the boneless chicken pieces to this mixture and coat well. Marinate overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 400°F/Gas Mark 6 or prepare a charcoal grill or tandoor.
  • Thread the marinated chicken pieces onto skewers and cook in the preheated oven or grill basting with olive oil. About 10 minutes in oven and 6 minutes in grill or tandoor.
  • Turn over, baste with oil again and cook the other side till done. About 10 minutes in oven and 3-4 minutes in grill or tandoor.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney and naan.