Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Main Ingredient


 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Boneless skinless chicken breasts310 Gram, cut into 2 cm (4/5 inch) pieces
 Greek style natural unsweetened yogurt2 Tablespoon
 Butter/1 oz30 Gram
 Double cream1 Tablespoon
 Adrak lahsun masala1 Tablespoon
 Green cardamoms3 (Seeds)
 Ground cumin1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly grated
 Green chilies2 , finely chopped
 Groundnut oil/Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Cheddar cheese2 Tablespoon, finely grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 237 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 69 mg

Sodium 342.4 mg14.3%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.44 g1.7%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 21 g41.7%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 22.9%

Calcium 8% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sprinkle lemon juice and salt over the chicken pieces, cover and set aside.
Mix the yogurt, half the butter, the cream, adrak lahsun ka masala, cardamoms, cumin, nutmeg, chillies, the oil, and cheese and blend into a smooth paste. Pour over the chicken, making sure it is all well coated, and marinate the meat for 1 hour, covered, in the refrigerator.
Soak 4 - 6 wooden skewers in cold water for 15 minutes to prevent them burning. Skewer the chicken and barbecue, or grill under a preheated grill, for 10 minutes on each side until light brown and cooked through, or simply bake in a preheated 180°C / 350°F / gas mark 4 oven for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
Halfway through cooking, baste with the remaining butter (melted).
Serve hot or cold on the skewers with jeers chawal or khasta roti


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Ganesh Dutta says :

One of my favorite dish. This chicken malai tikka recipe is simple and easy.
Posted on: 17 April 2008 - 2:40pm
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Snigdha says :

Great Recipe but its also high in calories. May be indulging in such stuff once in a while is not really a sin ;). So what is Khasta Roti made up of? Wheat Flour and Rawa/Semolina?
Posted on: 17 April 2008 - 12:04pm