Green Tikka Masala

Try our Green Tikka Masala Recipe with three methods to choose from. Which one would you prefer? #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Chicken Tikka 4 pieces
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) grinded 1 bunch
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 4 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Kacha papita (Raw papaya) paste 1 & ½ tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chili) crushed 2 tbs
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tbs
  • Oil 3 tbs
  • Pani (Water) as required

Green Masala Sauce:

  • Oil 4 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) grinded 1 bunch
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) crushed 5-6
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 5-6 tbs
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke


Add marks/cuts on chicken tikka pieces.

In bowl,add coriander,yogurt,ginger garlic paste,raw papaya paste,green chili,cumin powder,garam masala powder,salt,lemon juice and mix well.

Add chicken tikka pieces and coat well.

Cover and let it marinate for 4-6 hours or overnight in refrigerator.

Option no.1: Grill

Grease grill pan with oil,place marinated chicken tikka pieces and grill for 4-5 minutes each side.

Sprinkle water,cover and cook on low flame until done.

Option no.2: Steam

Put chicken tikka pieces into aluminum foil,basting with marinade and wrap it.

Add water in a pot,place steam rack and bring it to boil.

Place wrap piece in steamer rack over water.

Cover and let it steam cook for 20-25 minutes or until done.

Option no.3: Bake

Place chicken tikka piece in greased baking tray and brush chicken tikka piece with oil.

Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 35-40 minutes.

Green Masala Sauce:

In wok,add oil,fresh coriander,green chilies and mix well.

Add yogurt,garam masala powder,salt,cumin powder,black pepper powder,nutmeg powder and mix well.

Cook for 2 minutes or until oil separates and mix well continuously.

Add all cooked chicken tikka pieces,mix & coat well with green masala sauce.

Give it a charcoal smoke for 2-3 minutes and serve.

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