How to make… Tandoori/Tikka Marinade


Makes enough for 800g–1kg of meat

Tandoori/Tikka Marinade is what you will need for all those delicious tandoori and tikka recipes, including everyone’s favourite, Chicken Tikka Masala, starter Tandoori Lamb and other popular dishes such as Butter Paneer and Tikka Shaslick.

What you need…
• juice of 1 lemon
• 200g plain plain yoghurt
• 3 Tablespoons oil
• 2 teaspoon fresh garlic paste or very finely chopped fresh garlic
• 1 teaspoon fresh ginger paste or very finely chopped fresh ginger
• 2 Tablespoons coriander leaves, finely chopped
• 1 Tablespoon mint, finely chopped
• 1.5 teaspoon paprika

•1 teaspoon chilli powder
• 0.5 tsp turmeric
• 1 teaspoon garam masala
• 1 Tablespoon mild curry powder
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 30ml water

How to make it
1. Simply mix all the ingredients together thoroughly.

If you are looking for that bright red colour for your tandoori dishes, as favoured the old-school curry houses, you can add a add in a drop of red food colouring..
Tandoori/Tikka Marinade, the key to all those delicious tandoori and tikka dishes.

If you like this you should try our
Chicken TikkaTandoori Chicken Chicken Tikka Masala

This is a great marinade … according to a mysterious sauce.

4 thoughts on “How to make… Tandoori/Tikka Marinade

  1. I made this yesterday, so pleased with the result. I will definitely make it again.

    1. Thanks Jacki, it works with so many dishes so once you have perfected it you can enjoy loads of dishes.

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