Hammour Tikka Zafrani Recipe - Boneless pieces of fish marinated in yoghurt and cooken in a tandoor.

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Main Ingredients : Hammour fillets, Salt

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Starter

Hammour Tikka Zafrani

Hammour Tikka Zafrani Recipe - How to make Hammour Tikka Zafrani


Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High


  • Hammour fillets 600 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/4 cup

  • Saffron (kesar) 6-8 strands

  • Milk 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies,chopped 4-6 cloves

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 2 teaspoons

  • Chai masala 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Apply salt and lemon juice to the fish pieces and set aside. Hang yogurt in a muslin cloth to remove excess water. Dry roast besan on low heat until it is cooked well. Soak saffron in warm milk. Combine besan and hung yogurt and rub thoroughly until smooth.

Step 2

Then mix ginger paste, garlic paste, green chillies, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, salt and saffron dissolved in milk.

Step 3

Mix thoroughly. Refrigerate fish pieces in this marination for about thirty to forty minutes preferably in the refrigerator. String the fish pieces on to skewers and cook in tandoor or grill until done. Serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala.

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