Chicken Tikka - One of the most famous chicken appetizers or starter in India. To make chicken tikka, traditionally the chicken is roasted on the tandoor after marinating. It is such a delicious chicken starter that it is very famous worldwide. Tikka stands for the small piece or a cube of the size of single bite, that is roasted or barbeque grilled. Chicken tikka is an unsalted cube, marinated with a mixture of curd and spices and then roasted in tandoor or grilled in barbeque to perfection.