Chicken tikka is a chicken dish originating in the Indian subcontinent during the Mughal era, the dish is popular in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. (wiki)
Chicken Tikka is generally when pieces of boneless chicken are used, whilst Tandoori Chicken is generally when whole pieces of chicken on the bone are used. Both are marinated in a Tikka Paste before cooking from anything from two hours to two days.
Chicken Tikka & Tandoori is traditionally cooked over charcoal in a Tandoor Oven, but can also be cooked on skewers over charcoal on your braai, in an oven or even on a hot pan or flat top.
Our all-in-one Tikka Masala is a blend of 20 premium spices to give you an authentic Chicken Tikka experience, without all the hassle and risk of trying to use multiple spices to try and get that specific flavour profile.
Our Tikka Masala is one of the SpiceMasters favourite blends and can be used to make any Tikka inspired dish, such as chicken tikka masala, tikka breyani, tikka butter chicken, tikka & salad, tikka kebab – the only limit is your imagination.
Each 200g pack of our Tikka / Tandoori Masala is the perfect amount to make two batches of theTikka Paste as below.
(smaller portions can be made simply by dividing as per the ingredients below.
The video below shows the ingredients to make an authentic Chicken Tikka Paste using our All-in-One Tikka / Tandoori Masala.
How to make Authentic Tikka / Tandoori Paste using our All-in-One Masala
Ingredients to make an Authentic Tikka Paste using our all-in-One Tikka / Tandoori Masala
- Prep Time: 20
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 1L 1x
- Category: Tikka / Tandoori
- Method: Easy
- Cuisine: Indian
In the Blender
- Small bunch dhania
- Small bunch mint
- 7 Green chillies
- 12 Cloves garlic
- 7 Tbsp lemon
- 2 Tbsp vinegar
Mix in a bowl
500 gram Double Thick Yogurt
2 Tbsp Ginger / Garlic Paste (or add fresh along with the ingredients in the blender)
12 Tbsp Tikka Masala ( 180 ml )
1 Tbsp Black pepper
9 Tbsp Sunflower or Neutral Oil
2 Tbsp Mustard Oil
- Add the top batch of ingredients above to a blender and blend until a smooth paste, and when done, mix into the bowl with the rest of the ingredients as per below.
- Add the bottom batch of ingredients in a bowl and mix well
Adding red food colour is optional.
Don’t forget to add some MUSTARD OIL to your basket, if you do not have at home.
Keywords: Tikka, Tandoori