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Tandoori Chicken

Shashikala Teggi
140 minutes
Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Tandoori Chicken RECIPE

Tandoori chicken is one of the most world famous Indian chicken starter.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Mughlai
  • Roasting
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Chicken legs 6 numbers
  2. Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  4. Kashmiri Red Chilli powder 1 tbsp
  5. coriander powder 1 tbsp
  6. Jeera powder 1 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder 1tsp
  8. Kasoori Methi 1 tsp
  9. Garam masala 1 tsp
  10. Ginger paste 1 tbsp
  11. Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  12. Kabab masala 1 tsp (optional)
  13. Pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  14. oil 2 tbsp
  15. Yogurt 6 tbsp
  16. Salt to taste


  1. For the marination, clean and cut 2 or 3 long slits on each piece. Apply salt, chilli powder and lime juice all over the chicken and refrigerate to marinate it for 20 mins.
  2. For the second marination, mix all the dry spices, ginger paste, garlic paste, 1 tbsp oil to a smooth paste and add salt as per your taste to the paste and mix it well with yogurt. Apply it all over the chicken making sure to apply well between all the slits and inside. Refrigerate it for the second marination for at least 1-2 hrs, for better results marinate it overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 218 degrees celsius. Place all the legs on the tray and apply oil all over the chicken legs and cook for 15 minutes, take the tray out from the oven, flip all the legs again and cook it for 15-20 minutes till the chicken is tender.
  4. Remove from the oven and serve it hot with lime and onion.

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shivani chodankar
shivani chodankar   Jul-20-2016

In oven which mode do we hv to keep . bake or what

Mandy Sandhu
Mandy Sandhu   May-20-2016

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