Tandoori Chicken - Oven Baked | How to make Tandoori Chicken - Oven Baked

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  11th Nov 2018  |  
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About Tandoori Chicken - Oven Baked Recipe

The authentic and traditional tandoori chicken is made in a tandoor, a cylindrical clay oven. Though this recipe is not a traditional recipe made using tandoor but its worth a try. It is easy and quick to prepare once the chicken is well marinated for couple of hours or best marinated overnight. The chicken is juicy, succulent, flavorful and delicious.

Tandoori Chicken - Oven Baked

Ingredients to make Tandoori Chicken - Oven Baked

  • First Marination : 400 gms chicken Leg & Wings
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp lemon Juice
  • salt to taste
  • Second Marination : 2 tbsps inch ginger
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • ¼ cup curd/yogurt
  • 2 tbsps Kashmiri red chilly powder
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • ½ tsp Amchur powder (mango powder)
  • ½ tsp crushed kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • salt to taste

How to make Tandoori Chicken - Oven Baked

  1. Take the chicken leg and make 2-3 slashes on both the sides. Pat dry the chicken in a kitchen towel. Marinate the chicken with the first marination ingredients for 30 mins.
  2. Add the second marination ingredients, mix well and rub the marinade coating the chicken nicely including the slashes. Marinate them overnight or atleast 3-4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven @200° for 10 mins. Line the baking tray with foil paper.
  4. Before putting the chicken into the oven make sure you take out the chicken from the refrigerator couple of hours ahead and keep outside in room temperature.
  5. Mix the chicken well and layer the chicken in the baking tray in single layers.
  6. Keep a small bowl of water along with the baking tray and bake them for 20 mins. Turn over every 5 mins for even cooking and rub the chicken with the left over marinade.
  7. Increase the temperature to 250° and bake for 10 more mins.
  8. Serve the tandoori chicken with chutney of your choice and fresh salad.

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