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Afghani Chicken Tikka

Afghani Chicken Tikka

Juicy zesty baked chicken, marinated in garlic, green chili, spices, garam masala, cornflour, yogurt, and cream! Baked and drizzled with cream for out-of-the-world chicken kababs!
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken, easy, kababs, spicy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Calories: 169kcal
Author: Hot Bod Zone Recipes


  • Skewers or Satay sticks
  • Baking Rack


  • 250 grams boneless chicken legs cut into 1½ inch cubes
  • ¼ cup hung yogurt
  • ½ cup fresh cream for drizzling
  • ½ tbsp garlic paste
  • ½ tbsp green chili paste
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • A large pinch garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Butter for brushing
  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Whisk together hung yogurt, cream, garlic paste, green chili paste, crushed peppercorns, salt, garam masala powder, cornflour, lemon juice. and oil in a bowl.
  • Add chicken pieces, mix well and refrigerate to marinate for 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 400º F.
  • Skewer marinated chicken pieces onto satay sticks and place on a wire rack. Put the rack in the preheated oven, brush with some butter and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Drizzle some cream on top, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with onion rings and lemon wedges.


A Satay Stick is a thin metal or bamboo stick used to hold pieces of food together, as in kababs. They are used while roasting meats.

Nutritional Information

All percentages will change with the number of skewers a person eats.
Appetizers would be way less than the main course.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 14mg