For better results, marinate the chicken overnight. It helps in tenderising the chicken and lets it absorb the spices and herbs well.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How to make the chicken tikkas extra juicy?
Baste the tikka with some butter on top before serving as this tenderises the chicken tikka and makes it extra juicy.
Can I add dry fenugreek leaves in the marinade?
No. Adding crushed dry fenugreek leaves in the marinade can turn the chicken sour. To avoid this and still add the flavour, it is always best to sprinkle the leaves from the top before grilling.
What temperature is ideal for baking the chicken tikka?
For the oven method, preheat the oven at 400°F and bake for about 8-10 minutes. Flip and brush some oil, then bake for another 10 minutes.