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Tandoori Chicken

Rafzeena Beegum
0 minutes
Prep Time
50 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Tandoori Chicken RECIPE

restaurant feeling

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Kerala
  • Grilling
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. chicken – 1 kg
  2. curd – 3/4 cup
  3. Red Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
  4. turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  5. tandoori masala – 6-7 tsp
  6. ginger garlic paste – 3 tbsp
  7. Fenugreek powder(optional) – 1/2 tsp
  8. saffron or red colour – a pinch
  9. lemon juice – 3 tbsp
  10. Salt to taste


  1. Marinate the chicken with curd, chilli powder, turmeric powder, tandoori masala and other ingredients.
  2. Use salt as per taste.
  3. Leave the chicken to marinate for about 4 hrs to overnight.
  4. Place the chicken in a pan and cook until all the water is absorbed.
  5. Cook the chicken without closing the lid.
  6. When the chicken is cooked and all the water is absorbed, place the cooked chicken on a grill pan with a few tsp of Ghee
  7. Turn the chicken after a couple of minutes.
  8. Cook on a medium flame.
  9. Drizzle a little ghee. half way through the cooking.
  10. Cook well on both sides until you get that glaze, shine and char grilled effect on the chicken.

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Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Apr-13-2017

My favourite too!

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