Whether you’re a meat lover or a vegetarian, there are a variety of Indian grilling recipes that will satisfy your cravings and spice up your mealtime.

From succulent tandoori chicken to grilled paneer skewers, we’ve gathered 13 of the best Indian grilling recipes. Get ready to fire up your grill and enjoy these delicious aromas and flavors at your next BBQ party!

Chicken Tikka Kebab

Chicken Tikka Kebab garnished with onions and green chutney on side
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Chicken Tikka Kebab is a delicious Indian grilled appetizer packed with flavor. It is made with chicken pieces marinated in yogurt, lime juice, and aromatic spices, then threaded onto skewers and cooked to create a delicious appetizer.

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Paneer Tikka

Low carb Paneer tikka masala in a white plane

The restaurant-style Tandoori Paneer Tikka can be easily made at home. With marinated paneer and crispy vegetables, this Indian appetizer is packed with lots of flavors. Enjoy paneer tikka with this easy recipe for the air fryer, oven, or grill!

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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken Air Fryer

Tandoori Chicken is a flavor-packed dish from the Indian subcontinent popular all over the world. Chicken is marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, spices, and lemon juice, then grilled. You can make it in the air fryer, oven, or outdoor grill for your next summer barbeque party.

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Tandoori Mushroom Tikka

Tandoori Mushroom Kebab in skewers

These Indian gilled mushrooms are super flavorful, thanks to the juicy marinated mushrooms and crunchy vegetables. This Tandoori Mushroom Tikka is an easy, tasty appetizer everyone will enjoy!  

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Tandoori Chicken Wings

Tandoori chicken wings served on a platter wit chutney and lemon wedges

These smoky Tandoori chicken wings, marinated in Indian spices and yogurt and grilled to perfection, will blow your mind away! The wings are succulent and juicy on the interior and crispy on the outside.

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Tandoori Aloo Tikka

Tandoori Aloo Tikka skewers with onions and green chutney

Tandoori Aloo Tikka is an amazing Indian appetizer perfect for grilling days. Baby potatoes are marinated in a delightful combination of yogurt and spices threaded to skewers and cooked to create this mouth-watering appetizer.

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Chicken Seekh Kebab

Chicken seekh kebab in a plate with rice, tomato, lime and chili peppers
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Chicken Seekh Kebab is the favorite Indian-style ground chicken kebab seasoned with aromatic spices and then grilled. Enjoy these delicious kebabs with rice, roasted veggies, green chutney, and raita.

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Tandoori Salmon Tikka

tandoori salmon pineapple tikka in a plate
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Salmon and pineapple rubbed with scratch-made dry tandoori masala, threaded to skewers, and then grilled on high heat. This fish tikka is easy to make and tastes amazing.

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Grilled Tofu Skewers

Grilled tofo skewers in a plate with sauce
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Fire up the grill this summer and make these simple but delicious tofu skewers. Try this recipe for perfectly grilled, chewy, charred, and crispy tofu! Top with vibrant sauces for a delicious experience.

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Chicken Malai Tikka

Murgh Malai Tikka on skewers with lemon slices
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Tender and juicy Murgh Malai Tikka are easy to make and are bursting with flavor. Smothered in a homemade creamy marinade, these malai chicken tikkas will surely be the star of your barbecue party!

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Herb Chicken Vegetable Kebab

grilled chicken vegetable kebobs with onion
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These Lemon Herb Grilled Marinated Chicken Vegetable Kebobs are easy to assemble and grill. They are the perfect dish to grill at summer get-togethers. Everyone loves these kebobs, and they are healthy too!

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Hariyali Paneer Tikka

Hariyali Green Paneer Tikka served with lime and green chutney

Hariyali Paneer Tikka is a delectable Indian appetizer made with cubes of soft paneer, crisp bell pepper, and onions marinated in cilantro, and mint, along with yogurt and spices. Enjoy this quick and easy Haryali paneer tikka made in the air fryer, oven, or grill!

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Tandoori Gobi

Tandoori Cauliflower Tikka served on a platter

Tandoori cauliflower is a vegetarian dish similar to tandoori chicken but made with cauliflower instead. Cauliflower florets are marinated in a spiced yogurt mixture and then roasted in the oven or grilled until tender and charred. It’s a flavorful and healthy dish perfect for vegetarians.

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Spicy Corn On The Cob

Spicy Corn on the cob served on a plate with a spiced lime on the side

This grilled Air Fryer Corn on the Cob is so easy to make and so good! Spice it up the way you like, and enjoy it as an appetizer, snack, or side!

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You can also find some Indian Sides for Grilling in the next few recipes.


Kachumber salad made with onions, tomatoes and cucumber in a bowl garnished with cilantro leaves.

This healthy, satisfying Kachumber salad is so easy and refreshing. Made with chopped onions, tomatoes, and cucumbers and seasoned with spices, serve it as a side with any Indian food. It is vegan, oil-free, and gluten-free.

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Mint Cilantro Chutney

Indian green mint cilantro chutney in a white bowl

A cool, spicy, and tangy green chutney. This no-cook mint cilantro chutney accompanies Indian food, such as samosa, chaat, kebabs, and sandwiches. This Indian green sauce is versatile and can be varied with simple ingredients!

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Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita in a bowl garnished with mint leaves and spices

This easy homemade Indian Cucumber Raita is so refreshing. It is a perfect easy side dish made with grated cucumber and yogurt and flavored with spices. Serve it as an accompaniment to grilled proteins or veggies.

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Kakdi Koshimbir

Khamang Kakdi, a spiced indian cucumber salad served in a bowl

Kakdi Koshimbir is a simple, easy-to-make, refreshing Indian cucumber salad bursting with crunch and flavor. This hydrating, low-carb recipe can be made in just 15 minutes and is a delicious vegetarian and gluten-free side dish!

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Indian Lemonade (Shikanji)

Nimbu pani garnished with mint leaves

This homemade salty Indian Lemonade, also known as Shikanji or Nimbu Pani, is refreshing and flavorful and helps beat the summer heat. Made with lime juice, sugar, water, and spices, it is a perfect beverage for any barbeque party.

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Spice Up Your Mealtime with These 35 Flavorful Indian Chicken Recipes

chicken tikka masala in a plate served with rice and naan

Looking for delicious Indian Chicken Recipes? Check out these 15+ amazing chicken dishes. You can find recipes for every meal that you’ll love.

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20 Mouth-Watering Indian Paneer Recipes That Will Have You Saying ‘Cheese Please!’

Paneer vindaloo curry in a bowl served with naan as a side

Looking for delicious paneer Recipes? Check out these amazing Paneer Dishes. You will find a variety of curries, stir fry, and appetizers you will love!

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I strongly believe that each one of us has a chef inside us, we just need to explore the ingredients and create great food. My passion is to share easy, healthy, and wholesome recipes made using Instant Pot & Air Fryer, that are well tested, so you can cook with confidence.

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