Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe

Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe is a delicious and indulgent party appetizer with double marinated chicken tikka with lovely melt in the mouth cheese. Serve it along with Dahi Pudina Chutney and some pickled onions.

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Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe
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Tikka recipes are delicious and mouthwatering appetizer recipes that always win the heart of the crowd when served for a party. Cheesy Chicken Tikkas is definitely of the indulgent side of the recipes since both cheese and fresh cream is used in it. Hence you can prepare this as one of the appetizers for your house parties.

This recipe brings in richness dueto the addition of the cream, an indulgent flavour and texture of the Cheesy Chicken Tikkas. 

Serve Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe along with dip like Pudina Dahi Chutney and another appetizer like Smoked Tandoori Paneer Tikka Recipe for your house parties.

If you like this recipe, try more Tikka Recipes that you can make for Party Appetisers:

  1. Achari Paneer Tikka Recipe
  2. Tandoori Gobi Tikka Recipe
  3. Fish Tikka Masala Skewer Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

60 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

75 M


3 Servings


    For First Marination:
  • 500 grams Boneless chicken , Boneless Chicken – 500 gms (Preferably thigh pieces)
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger , grated
  • 3 teaspoons Garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste
  • For Second Marination:
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 1 cup Cheese , grated
  • 4 tablespoons Fresh cream
  • 2 teaspoons Corn flour
  • 3 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 5 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mace powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • Other ingredients:
  • Butter (Salted) , for brushing
  • 1/2 Tomato , sliced
  • 1/2 Onion , sliced

How to make Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe

  1. To begin making the Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe, thoroughly wash and clean the chicken.

  2. *For the first marination:

  3. To marinate the chicken, in a mixing bowl, add chicken pieces, ginger paste, garlic paste, black pepper powder, and lemon juice.

  4. Coat well. Cover and rest for 15-20 minutes.

  5. *For the second marination:

  6. In another bowl, combine the egg, cheese, cream, corn flour, green chilli, coriander leaves, nutmeg powder, mace powder, garam masala powder, and salt. 

  7. After 15-20 minutes add the marinated chicken in the second marination mix. 

  8. Adjust salt. Mix well, cover and rest for at least 4-6 hours in the refrigerator. You can cook this tikka either in oven or on stove top.

  9. *Oven Method:

  10. Preheat the oven at 180 C. Put an aluminum foil on the baking tray. Take wooden or metal skewer. Grease them with oil/butter.

  11. Now stick the marinated chicken pieces on the skewer, preferably 4 to 5 pieces on 1 skewer. Put them on the tray and drizzle some oil and cook for 20 minutes. 

  12. After 7-8 minutes turn each skewer and cook the other side. If you still feel that the tikkas are becoming a little dry, apply some oil/butter on them.

  13. *Stove Top Method:

  14. Heat a tava or griddle. Apply some butter on it. When it starts to sizzle put the skewers on the tava. Turn them from time to time. Cook till they turn golden brown on all sides. Serve with some salad by the side.

  15. Serve Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe along with dip like Pudina Dahi Chutney and another appetizer like Smoked Tandoori Paneer Tikka Recipe for your party appetisers.

Cheesy Chicken Tikka Recipe is part of the Festival Recipes Contest