How to Make Fish Tikka

Machli Tikka Recipe

Learn how to make fish tikka recipe in Urdu by Today’s post in step by step recipes tells you about preparing a delicious tikka with fish meat. Earlier you would have been eating chicken tikka and bihari tikka (chicken again) and malai tikka (chicken again).

If you love eating fish, this spicy fish recipe will become the most favorite fish food for you. I have made cooking it even easier with clear-cut instructions with pictures. So enjoying a delicious fish is no more away.

See the Recipe.

Wash fish. Store in strainer.

Marinate with red pepper powder, yellow food coloring, garlic, oil, lemon juice, chaat masala, salt, white roaste cumin and yogurt for 30 minutes.

Cook marinated fish in a saucepan.

As fish is dried and fish is tender, tikka is ready.

Pour a few drops of oil on burning coal in the pan. Cover for 5 to 7 minutes.

Delicious fish tikka is ready. Serve with salad and raita.

Preparing a Fish Tikka


  • Boneless Fish: 1/2 kg
  • Red Pepper Powder: 1 tsp
  • Chaat Masala: 1 tsp
  • Yogurt: 2 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice: 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Yellow Food Coloring: 1/4 tsp
  • White Roasted Cumin: 1 tsp
  • Crushed Garlic: 1 tsp
  • Salt: as per taste


  1. Wash wish thoroughly and put in a strainer. Move to a bowl as water is drained out.
  2. Add all spices: red pepper, yellow food coloring, garlic, lemon juice, chaat masala, salt, white roasted cumin and yogurt. Mix well and place aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Cook marinated fish in a pan.
  4. As fish becomes dry, tikka is ready.
  5. Burn coal on stove and place inside the pan. Put a couple of oil drops on the coal and then cover the pan. This will infuse the coal scent.
  6. Delicious fish tikka is ready. Serve with salads and raita.
if you like, you can put chaat masala on ready tikka for more spiciness.

Fish is a tasty seafood that we all like a lot. Fish allows us to enjoy white meat in a less common and beyond the regular dishes that we enjoy in our everyday life. Fresh fish starts coming from Mid of October till January every year. Fish can be enjoyed in many ways; there are hundreds of fish recipes available at, however people are used-to only with a fraction of them. Tandoori fish recipe, Lahori, finger fish and curry fish are some of the dishes cooked with fish meat in Pakistan.

There are more to explore. That’s why prepared a step by step recipe for fish tikka at home.

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