How to make Pepper Rawas Tikka

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Indian salmon (rawas) (रावस), Black pepper powder (कालीमिर्च पावडर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Palak aur Vegetable Samose, Nankhatai, Cheesy Scotch Eggs, Chicken Popcorn.

Pepper Rawas Tikka

Pepper Rawas Tikka 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pepper Rawas Tikka Recipe

  • Indian salmon (rawas) fillets 500 grams

  • Black pepper powder for coating

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 2 lemons

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted gram flour 2 tablespoons

  • Hung yogurt ½ cup + 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon

  • White pepper powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Olive oil 1 tbsp + for brushing and spraying

  • Spring onion bulbs 3


Step 1

Cut the fish into 2 inch cubes and place on a plate. Add salt, juice of 1 lemon, ginger paste, garlic paste, carom seeds and gram flour and mix well. Add ½ cup hung yogurt and mix well.

Step 2

Add garam masala powder, white pepper powder and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 2 hours.

Step 3

Add 1 tbsp olive oil and mix well.

Step 4

Heat a Gas Oven Tandoor (GOT) and brush with some olive oil.

Step 5

Spread black pepper powder on a plate. Coat the marinated fish in it, place in the Gas Oven Tandoor (GOT), spray some olive oil on top, cover and cook till fully done.

Step 6

To make salad, slice spring onion bulbs and place in a bowl. Add salt, 1 tbsp hung yogurt and mix well. Set aside.

Step 7

Prepare a bed of salad on a serving platter, put the fish tikka on it, drizzle juice of remaining lemon on top and serve hot.

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