Tandoori Chicken | How to make Tandoori Chicken

By Raj Bhalla  |  10th Sep 2015  |  
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    1 /2Hours
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About Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Tandoori Chicken, a deliciously amazing recipe to treat your family members. This recipe of Tandoori Chicken by Raj Bhalla will definitely help you in its preparation. Surprisingly the preparations for Tandoori Chicken can be done within few minute. Isn't it interesting. Also, the time taken for cooking Tandoori Chicken is not very much. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish is definitely going to come out superb! This recipe is almost perfect to serve 4 people.A lot of times making Tandoori Chicken can be quite tricky, so the recipe in Better Butter can help you in making it. The aroma which arises while cooking Tandoori Chicken is just too tempting. Cooking Tandoori Chickenat home might be a little tedious but when your whole family would enjoy the meal, all your efforts would be totally worth it. The recipe can be turned and twisted in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. This recipe of Tandoori Chicken is so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Tandoori Chicken from Better Butter.

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.

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