Tandoori Chicken | How to make Tandoori Chicken

By Afroz Shaikh  |  10th Feb 2016  |  
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About Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Two words that sound like music at my dinner table are “Tandoori Chicken”.

Tandoori Chicken is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Tandoori Chicken is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Tandoori Chicken by Afroz Shaikh will help you to prepare the perfect Tandoori Chicken in your kitchen at home. Tandoori Chicken needs 360 minutes for the preparation and 35 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Tandoori Chicken. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Tandoori Chicken. In case you have any questions on how to make the Tandoori Chicken you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Afroz Shaikh. Tandoori Chicken will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients to make Tandoori Chicken

  • 6 pieces chicken leg with thigh attached
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 3-4 tbsp butter
  • salt to taste.

How to make Tandoori Chicken

  1. First marination: Marinate chicken with lemon juice and salt and keep aside for one hour,
  2. In a bowl, mix together the cream and spices except butter, and whisk until you have a smooth, thick marinade.
  3. Put pieces of the chicken in the marinade and massage the marinade in well.
  4. Keep in fridge for at least for 12 -24 hours. Preheat the oven at 220 C degree and line a large roasting pan with foil. Place the chicken pieces on the tray so they are not touching. (DON’T CROWD THE TRAY)
  5. Once the oven is hot, put the chicken in the oven, and leave the door closed . Turn the chicken pieces after 30 minutes, then cook for another 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. When chicken is cooked turn on the grill for last 5 minutes to colour on the chicken.
  7. After turning off the oven keep the chicken in the oven for 8-10 minutes to rest.

My Tip:

Tandoori Chicken is ready to serve ,with onion rings and wedges of lemon.

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