Tandoori Testi Kabap

This recipe is inspired by our trip to turkey last year. We decided to make something similar in Pakistani style. So here is a Tandoori Testi kabab recipe. #HappyCookingToYou
A clay pot is called testi in turkey.

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  • Chicken fillets 500 gms
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 2-3 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Tandoori masala 2 tbs
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) 1 medium
  • Pyaz (Onion) 1 small
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 5-6
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 2
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) 2 medium
  • Namak (Salt) 1/4 tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1/4 tsp
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2-3 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) cube 1/2 tbs


Cut chicken fillets into cubes & set aside.

In bowl,add yogurt,ginger garlic paste,tandoori masala,lemon juice and mix well.

Add chicken and mix well.

Cover and marinate for 30 minutes.

Deseed capsicum & cut in to cubes and take out in a bowl.

Cut onion and garlic and take out in a bowl.

Deseed green chilies and tomatoes and take out in a bowl.

Add salt,black pepper powder,fresh coriander,mix well & set aside.

Dip clay pots in water for 1-2 hours.

In clay pot,add marinated chicken,mix vegetables and butter.

Wet clay pot with water and place rolled dough,seal properly and prick with skewer.

Cook on burning charcoal for 10-12 minutes or cook directly on stove for 15-20 minutes.

Recipe By: Asad Memon

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