Tandoori Chicken | How to make Tandoori Chicken

By Affaf Ali  |  12th Oct 2015  |  
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About Tandoori Chicken Recipe

One of the most popular Indian restaurant dish that can be prepared at home in barbecue, oven or grill. The yogurt, spices and over night marination makes the chicken delicious and tender. This low fat and healthy dish has become my family favourite. Best enjoyed with salad, hot rotis or any Indian bread.

Tandoori Chicken is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Indian cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Tandoori Chicken at your home. Tandoori Chicken by Affaf Ali will help you to prepare the perfect Tandoori Chicken at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 45 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Tandoori Chicken.

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients to make Tandoori Chicken

  • chicken drumsticks - 6
  • Hung curd - 1/2 cup
  • tomato paste - 3 tsp
  • lemon juice - 3 tsp or 1/2 lemon
  • MDH Tandoori masala - 1 1/2 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • chilly powder - 1/2 - 3/4 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • Food colour - 2 pinches
  • oil - 3 tsp
  • salt - according to taste

How to make Tandoori Chicken

  1. Wash the chicken pieces thoroughly and put it on a strainer for all the excess water to drain. Make deep cuts in each chicken piece. Keep aside.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well, check for the spice level. . Brush this marinate to chicken and refrigerate for minimum 3 hours.
  3. Pre - heat the oven to 200 degrees C for 15 minutes. Brush the grilling tray with few drops of oil to avoid chicken sticking to the tray.
  4. Cook for approximately 12 to 15 minutes on each side. It depends on the chicken. So cooking time can be adjusted.
  5. Sprinkle chat masala.

My Tip:

For better results, I marinate the chicken the previous day and refrigerate.

Reviews for Tandoori Chicken (2)

Roman Roman2 years ago

Fake recepe

sandsea Jackson3 years ago


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