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Tandoori Chicken

Thenthisai Prabu
0 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Tandoori Chicken RECIPE

Tandoori Chicken is very famous for all over the globe. It is invented by Indians

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Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 8 large chicken pieces with skin (2 pieces breast 2 pieces
  2. oil to baste
  3. 4 tsp red chilli paste
  4. 3 Tbsp ginger and garlic paste
  5. 2 tsp chaat masala
  6. 1 1/2 tsp of the masala
  7. 1 Tbsp oil
  8. 3 Tbsp curd
  9. salt to taste
  10. Juice of 1/2 lemon
  11. 2 sticks cinnamon
  12. Tbsp black peppercorns
  13. 5 green cardamom
  14. 3 brown cardamom
  15. 2 tsp coriander seeds
  16. 2 tsp cumin seeds
  17. 3 cloves
  18. 1 bay leaf
  19. 3/4 tsp turmeric


  1. Make small gashes in the chicken pieces for the marinade to coat it nicely.
  2. In a bowl add ginger and garlic paste, red chilli paste, chaat masala, tandoori masala, oil, curd, salt and lemon juice. Mix it well.
  3. Rub the marinade on the chicken pieces, over the skin and underneath it. Marinate the chicken pieces for 30 minutes.
  4. Char grill the chicken pieces on a griller or tandoor. Baste with oil at regular intervals.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges and onion rings,
  6. In a pan dry roast cinnamon, peppercorns, green cardamom, brown cardamom, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cloves, bay leaf and turmeric powder
  7. In a mortar and pestle grind the dry roasted spices into a fine powder.
  8. Masala is ready.

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Maithili Thangkhiew
Maithili Thangkhiew   Jun-21-2016

Delicious chicken recipe :)

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