How to make Laziz Tikka Masala -

Pre-marinated pieces of chicken , grilled and then added to a thick creamy gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Laziz Tikka Masala

Laziz Tikka Masala Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Laziz Tikka Masala Recipe

  • Chicken

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 inch pieces 800 grams

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 7 tablespoons

  • For marinade

  • Hung yogurt 1 cup

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespo

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespo

  • Garam masala powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons


  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Tomatoes chopped 4 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garlic 7-8 cloves

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons


  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Onion tomato masala 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) roasted and crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Cream 1/4 cup

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 1 inch piece


Step 1

Mix one tablespoon lemon juice, salt and one teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder. Add chicken pieces and marinate for about thirty minutes.

Step 2

Mix hung yogurt, one tablespoon ginger paste, one tablespoon garlic paste, one teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder, one teaspoon garam masala powder, remaining lemon juice and salt. 

Step 3

Add chicken pieces and mustard oil and mix well. Let the chicken marinate for about three hours in the refrigerator. Thread the chicken onto skewers.

Step 4

Take the pieces off the skewers and place on a plate.

Step 5

For onion-tomato masala heat remaining oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and when they begin to change colour add onions and sauté till well browned. Add garlic and sauté till lightly browned. 

Step 6

Add one teaspoon ginger paste, one teaspoon garlic paste and continue sautéing. Add cumin powder, coriander powder and mix well.

Step 7

Add tomatoes and continue to sauté on low heat till the tomatoes are completely cooked and the oil surfaces. Add salt and mix. Set this masala aside.

Step 8

Heat butter in another pan and add the remaining ginger paste, remaining garlic paste, tomato puree and sauté for two minutes. Add half a cup of water and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 9

Add the chicken pieces, onion-tomato masala and simmer till the gravy reduces a little. Adjust salt and add the remaining Kashmiri red chilli powder, remaining garam masala powder, half the coriander leaves and mix. Cook for two minutes. Add kasuri methi

Step 10

Remove from heat and serve hot garnished with ginger strips and the remaining coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.