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Fish Tikka

fish fillets marinatedwith spices and yoghurt, grilled in oven.

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

It is traditionally grilled with skewers on small pieces of boneless fish pieces(fillets) in Grill oven, after marinating in spices and yogurt.Try and drop your comments.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 15 nos any good fish fillets
    • 2 tbsp roasted gram flour
    • 1 tbsp Low Fat Yoghurt
    • 2 tsp Fresh cream
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/4 tsp Green cardamom powder
    • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
    • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds powder 
    • 3 tsp red chilli powder
    • 1/4 tsp Black salt
    • 1/4 tsp Chat masala 
    • 1/4 tsp Kasoori methi powder 
    • 2 tsp Salt-to taste
    • 2 tsp lemon juice(optional)
    • 1 tbsp refined oil or butter


    1. Clean the fish fillets with turmeric powder(2 tsp) and salt(2 tsp).
    2. Take one vessel, put cleaned fish fillets and mix it with roasted gram flour.
    3. Add yoghurt into the mixture,then cream, powdered masalas, chilli powder and salt to taste.
    4. Mix all the ingredients well and mix to the fish fillets.
    5. Keep the marinate the fish tikka pieces for an hour.
    6. Thread fish tikka pieces onto skewers.
    7. Barbecue over a hot charcoal or in grill oven.
    8. When half done(3-4 mins in grill oven), brush the fish pieces with oil or butter and then cook till done.
    9. Squeeze lemon juice on fish tikka when done.
    10. Serve it hot with yoghurt Mint chutney,lemon wedges and sliced onions.