Prawns Tikka.

With this easy recipe you can make restaurant style Prawns Tikka without tandoor or oven.

Prawns,onion,and bell capsicum are marinated with spices and curd and are roasted on pan.

Traditionally prawns tikka is grilled in a tandoor but you get the same amazing taste by roasting it  in the pan.


250 gms medium size Prawns,cleaned,shelled and deveined.

2 cups thick Curd.

1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste.

2 tbsp Mustard Oil.

1 tsp roasted Cummin powder.

1 tbsp kashmiri red chili powder

1/2 tspn Garam Masala powder.

Pinch of Tandoori Red Color.(Optional)

Juice of 1 Lemon

Salt to taste

large onion, cut into 1 inch cubes

1 large Capsicum and cut into 1 inch cubes.

Oil for Grilling.

Chat Masala.


Marinate prawns with salt and lemon juice,keep aside.

Whisk the curd in a large bowl until smooth. 

Add all the ingredients for marinade to the curd- ginger garlic paste, mustard oil, cumin powder, kashmiri red chili powder, garam masala and tandoori color.

Whisk to combine everything together.

Add prawns,onion, and capsicum.

Mix until prawns and veggies are well coated with the marinade. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for minimum for an hour.

After 1 hour take the marinated prawns and veggies out of the refrigerator. Take a skewer and arrange prawns,onion and capsicum on a skewer, alternating with each other.

Make all skewers similarly. Keep aside.

Heat a grill pan,smear little oil,arrange the prepared skewers on the grill and cook till done.

Turn on other side,cook till done.

Remove from the pan,sprinkle some chaat masala and serve with mint chutney and onion rings.

Can also be baked in pre-heated oven at 200°C for 15 minutes.

Happy Cooking !!!


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