Tandoori Chicken | How to make Tandoori Chicken

By Raj Bhalla  |  10th Sep 2015  |  
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  • Tandoori Chicken, How to make Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori Chicken Recipeby Raj Bhalla
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    1 /2Hours
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About Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Tandoori Chicken is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Tandoori Chicken by Raj Bhalla has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Tandoori Chicken at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Tandoori Chicken takes few minutes for the preparation and 390 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Tandoori Chicken is a good option for you. The flavour of Tandoori Chicken is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Tandoori Chicken on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Tandoori Chicken recipe on the page below.

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients to make Tandoori Chicken

  • chicken - 800 gms
  • salt as per taste
  • red chilli Powder (preferably Kashmiri chili powder) - 2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 2 tsp
  • ginger-Garlic Paste - 2 Tbsp
  • Hung curd/ yoghurt - 1/2 cup
  • Black pepper powder - 2 tsp
  • lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • mustard Oil as required

How to make Tandoori Chicken

  1. Take a sharp Knife and make 1/2 inch cuts on the various pieces.
  2. For the Marinade: After making the cuts, sprinkle salt, garam masala, red chili powder, lemon juice and ginger garlic paste.(1 tsp each)
  3. To ensure that this marinade seeps in the chicken pieces, use your hands to rub them all over ensuring the marinade seeps in. Set aside for half an hour minimum.
  4. Take the hung curd and add in the all the powder spices left. Mix it well till a smooth mixture is formed.
  5. Take this marinade and add to the chicken. Again use your hands and try to rub in the paste as much as possible.
  6. Now put this chicken in the fridge for at lest 4 hours minimum.
  7. For the roasting: Pre - heat the oven for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Take the crust plate, grease with mustard oil. Place the marinated chicken on it.
  8. At 220 degree Celsius bake on convection for 30-40 minutes. If the chicken is small then it won't require too much of cooking time.
  9. Keep checking the chicken, when it start getting brown, baste it with butter and continue baking.
  10. Turn the chicken pieces over in between to ensure it is uniformly cooked.
  11. Serve hot with lemon wedges and onion rings.

Reviews for Tandoori Chicken (14)

Indu Katoch3 months ago


Basira Rangoonwala4 months ago


PRAVEEN Kattekola6 months ago

It's good :blush::blush::blush:

Naveen Kumar7 months ago


Rupinder Kaur7 months ago


Rukhsana Rahman9 months ago

Wow. .

Zeenath Amaanullaha year ago


Nimi Suresh2 years ago


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Hargun Gill2 years ago

yummy yummy yummy. mouth watery recipe:yum::yum:

Barani Dinesh2 years ago


Parveen Merchant2 years ago


Mita Chakra2 years ago


Pranav Shah2 years ago

Love your recipe for one of my favourite Indian chicken dishes!! Definitely going to try this one.