How to make Chatpata Cheesy Tikka -

Boneless chicken pieces marinated in a rich mixture of cheese, cream, yogurt and masalas and cooked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़), Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chatpata Cheesy Tikka

Chatpata Cheesy Tikka Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 4-5 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chatpata Cheesy Tikka Recipe

  • Processed cheese 1 cup grated + for garnishing

  • Boneless chicken cut into pieces, 400 grams

  • Chana masala 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Green chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream ½ cup

  • Yogurt ¾ cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for greasing


Step 1

Heat a Gas Oven Tandoor (GOT).

Step 2

Take a parat. Add chana masala, cumin powder, chaat masala, red chilli powder, green chillies, green chutney, cream, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and cheese and mix well.

Step 3

Add chicken pieces and salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 4 hours.

Step 4

Grease the Gas Oven Tandoor with some oil.

Step 5

Skewer the marinated chicken pieces onto satay sticks, place on the Gas Oven Tandoor, cover with the lid and cook till the chicken is fully done, flipping once a while in between.

Step 6

Garnish with grated cheese and serve hot with green chutney.

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