How to make Fish Tikka - SK Khazana -

A great starter, this fish tikka is absolutely delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Surmai fish fillets, Hung yogurt (हंग कर्ड / दही का चक्का )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Fish Tikka - SK Khazana

Fish Tikka - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fish Tikka - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Boneless Surmai fish fillets 400 grams

  • Hung yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 3/4 to cook

  • Dried fenugreek (kasoori methi) powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 teaspoon tablespoon

  • Medium green zucchini cut into roundels 1

  • Medium yellow capsicum cut into square pieces 1

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Lettuce and carrot salad as required

  • Lemon wedges as required


Step 1

Cut the fish fillets into 1 inch cubes and put in a bowl. Add hung yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, garam masala powder, dried fenugreek powder, lemon juice, salt and oil and mix well till the fish pieces are well coated. Set aside to marinate for 1-2 hours.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick grill pan.

Step 3

On each skewer insert 1 zucchini roundel, 1 fish cube, 1 yellow capsicum piece, 1 fish cube, 1 zucchini roundel, 1 fish cube and end with 1 yellow capsicum piece.

Step 4

Add 1 tbsp oil and ghee to the grill pan and heat. Keep the prepared skewers in it and cook for 5-7 minutes, rotating the skewers so that the fish gets cooked from all sides evenly.

Step 5

Keep the skewers on a serving platter. Keep some lettuce-carrot salad and lemon wedges by the side.

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