Thursday, November 24, 2011


Fish tikka, A colorful dish that children will love,  it's easy to cook and healthy too.

Ingredients for fish Tikka:
Boneless Fish : 500g (i used King Fish)

First Marination :
Kashmiri Chilly Powder : 2tsp
Lemon Juice : 2tbsp
Salt : 1/2tsp

Second Marination :

Ginger paste : 1tsp
Garlic Paste : 1tsp
Garam Masala : 3/4tsp
Kasoori Methi Powder : 3/4tsp
Coriander leaves : 1/2Cup, finely chopped
Hung Curd : 1/2Cup
Black Salt / Salt 
Fresh cream : 1tbsp
Mustard Oil : 1tsp
Red Food Color (optional)

Fish tikka

Method :
Cut the fish into small cubes and combine with the ingredients listed below "First marination" for 1hour. Now combine all ingredients for second marination with the fish pieces and marinate for minimum 4hours.

Baking Method for fish tikka: 
Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Take a greased vessel and arrange the marinated fish pieces in it. Cover the vessel with aluminum foil and bake for 30minutes.

Grill method for fish tikka
Soak wooden skewers in water till you grill, this is done to avoid burning the skewers. Thread the marinated fish pieces alternating with capsicum, tomato and onion onto the skewers. Take a baking tray lined with aluminum foil and grease with mustard oil / butter. Arrange the skewers on top of it.  Grill for 20 minutes or until done.

Frying Method for fish tikka : 
Heat refined oil in a kadai and add fish pieces. fry till they are crisp.