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Smokey Tandoori Chicken

Ashu Rana
120 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Smokey Tandoori Chicken RECIPE

Flavoured smokey chicken with easy method

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chicken leg pieces 700gm
  2. Hung curd 1 cup
  3. Ginger Garlic paste 2 tbsp+ 2 tbsp
  4. Tomatoes puree 1 cup
  5. Onion paste 1cup
  6. Garam masala 1 tsp + 1 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  8. Corriander powder 2 tbsp+ 1 tbsp
  9. Chaat masala 1 tsp
  10. Lemon juice one


  1. Take curd, lemon juice and all masala in bowl and mix them. Apply this marinade to the chicken and make small incision on the chicken pieces.
  2. Keep this marinade chicken in fridge for one hour.
  3. Take a wok and add oil to this now take chicken pieces and sear it on the both sides
  4. Do searing to all the pieces .this will also char(partial burn) the chicken.
  5. Take a utensils with a tight lid on it and arrange all the chicken pieces leaving centre place empty so to fit a small bowl.
  6. Now take a burning coal or small twigs to this small bowl .
  7. Put a tsp of ghee to the burning coal.And cover this quickly with lid.
  8. Once this smoke disappear completely open the lid of container and your smokey flavour Chicken pieces are ready.
  9. Now in a kadhai add oil in which you sear your chicken pieces add onion paste once done into golden brown add tomatoes puree
  10. Add garam masala,ginger garlic paste red chilli powder and salt . keep stirring.
  11. Now add chicken pieces and 1/2 cup water.cover it for 10 minutes
  12. Smokey chicken is ready.serve hot. Garnish with corriander and Kasturi methi

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