Fish tikka

Fish tikka

This colourful and delicious meal is sure to become a family favourite.

  • Serves: 4


  • 250ml plain yoghurt
  • Half an onion, finely chopped
  • 2ml ground ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5ml ground coriander
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • 8ml garam masala
  • 5ml chilli powder
  • 30ml tomato purée
  • 5ml salt
  • 500g hake fillets
  • 2 onions, cut into chunks
  • 1 each red, green and yellow peppers, cut into chunks
  • Briyani rice (to serve)


  1. To make marinade: Mix together all ingredients except for fish, peppers and rice.
  2. Cut fish into bite-size chunks.
  3. On a skewer, thread alternate chunks of fish, onion and peppers.
  4. Place skewers in a shallow dish, spoon marinade over and turn, so that fish and vegetables are coated.
  5. Cover and marinate for 1 hour.
  6. Pre-heat grill.
  7. Grill for 5-6 minutes, turning once, or until fish is cooked and firm, and both fish and vegetables are slightly charred.
  8. Serve on cooked briyani rice (a mixture of basmati rice, lentils and briyani spice mix).

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