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Chicken Malai Tikka



Chicken Malai Tikka is an Indian dish made with marinated chicken pieces that are cooked in a tandoor oven. The chicken is marinated in a creamy mixture of yogurt, cream, and spices, and then skewered and cooked until it is tender and juicy. The dish is usually served with a side of chutney. It is a popular appetizer or snack, and can also be served as a main course.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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boneless chicken, cut into cubes

1 lb

plain yogurt

1/2 cup

freshly grated ginger

2 tablespoons

freshly grated garlic

2 tablespoons

freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tablespoons

garam masala

2 tablespoons

ground coriander

2 tablespoons

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

black pepper powder

1/2 teaspoon


1/4 cup

melted butter

1/4 cup

Salt to taste

chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup



Step 1:

In a large bowl, combine the chicken cubes, yogurt, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, garam masala, coriander, cumin, red chili powder, turmeric, black pepper, cream, melted butter, and salt. Mix until all the ingredients are well combined.

Step 2:

Cover the bowl and let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

Step 3:

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Step 4:

Place the marinated chicken cubes on a greased baking sheet.

Step 5:

Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

Step 6:

Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10986 users have chowed down on Chicken Malai Tikka a whopping 16891 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Delhi, Chandigarh, Indore, Lucknow, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Chicken Malai Tikka like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Chicken Malai Tikka, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Chicken Malai Tikka is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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