Zeera powder (Cumin powder)


Green Tikka Masala

Ingredients for green Tikka Masala:

  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tbs
  • Oil 3 tbs
  • Pani (Water) as required
  • Chicken Tikka 4 pieces
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) ground 1 bunch
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 4 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Kacha papita (Raw papaya) paste 1 & ½ tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chili) crushed 2 tbs


  1. Add marks/cuts on fowl tikka pieces.
  2. In a bowl, upload coriander, yogurt, ginger garlic paste, uncooked papaya paste, green chili, cumin powder,garam masala powder, salt, and lemon juice and mix properly.
  3. Add chook tikka portions and coat well.
  4. Cover and permit it to marinate for 4-6 hours or in a single day in the refrigerator.

1. Option no.1: Grill
Grease the grill pan with oil, vicinity marinated chicken tikka portions, and grill for four-five minutes on every side.

  1. Sprinkle water, cover, and cook on low flame until accomplished.

2. Option no.2: Steam
Put chook tikka pieces into aluminum foil, basting with marinade, and wrap them.

  1. Add water to a pot, region steam rack, and bring it to a boil.
  2. Place the wrap piece in a steamer rack over water.
  3. Cover and permit it to steam cook for 20-25 minutes or until completed.

3. Option no3.Three: Bake
Place the chook tikka piece in the greased baking tray and brush the bird tikka piece with oil.

  1. Bake in preheated oven at a hundred and eighty C for 35-40 mins.

4. Green Masala Sauce:
In the wok, upload oil, clean coriander, and inexperienced chilies, and mix well.

  1. Add yogurt,garam masala powder, salt, cumin powder, black pepper powder, and nutmeg powder, and mix well.
  2. Cook for 2 mins or until oil separates and mix well constantly.
  3. Add all cooked chook tikka portions, blend & coat properly with green masala sauce.
  4. Give it a charcoal smoke for two-3 minutes and serve.