Fish Tikka

Tender pieces of marinated fish, grilled to perfection with aromatic spices. Each bite is a burst of smoky, tangy goodness that will transport you to the shores of India with every mouthful!" This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Fish Tikka

Fish Tikka

Main Ingredients Surmai fish fillets, Hung yogurt
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 2-2.30 hour
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg


  • 400 grams surmai fish fillets, cut into 1 inch cubes 
  • ¼ cup hung yogurt
  • 1½ teaspoons red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste 
  • ½ teaspoon dried fenugreek powder (kasuri methi)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste 
  • Juice of 1 lemon 
  • 1 tablespoon mustard oil 
  • 1 large onion, cut into cubes
  • 1 large tomato, deseeded cut into 1 inch piece
  • 1 medium green capsicum, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • Butter as required
  • Onion rings for serving
  • Lemon wedges for serving 


  1. To prepare marinade, mix together hung yogurt, chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt, dried fenugreek powder, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and mustard oil in a bowl. 
  2. Add fish cubes to the marinade and mix till well coated. Set aside to marinate for 1-2 hours. 
  3. Preheat oven to 200˚ C.
  4. Insert 1 onion cube, 1 marinated fish cube, 1 tomato piece, 1 marinated fish cube, 1 green capsicum cube, 1 marinated fish cube and 1 tomato piece in each skewer till all the ingredients are used. 
  5. Grease a baking tray with some butter and place the prepared skewers on top. Put the tray in preheated oven and bake for 7-10 minutes basting with some butter. 
  6. Serve hot with onion rings and lemon wedges.