Fish Tikka

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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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Tikka is the Hindi word for chunk. Here, fish chunks are marinated in a blend of spices and yoghurt and cooked. In India, a tandoor, a charcoal-fired clay oven is used but the home barbecue is a good substitute.



  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz/2 cups) Greek-styl


  1. To make the marinade, mix half the yoghurt with the remaining marinade ingredients in a shallow dish large enough to take the prepared skewers. You will need eight metal skewers.
  2. Cut the fish into 24–32 bite-sized chunks. On each skewer, thread three or four pieces of fish and chunks of onion and capsicum, alternating them. Put the skewers in t