Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Classic chicken tandoori from India is marinated in yogurt, lemon juice, and plenty of spices, then grilled or broiled. Plan ahead. This recipe needs to marinate at least 8 hours or overnight.


Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Cooking Time : 10 - 15 min
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Chicken Tandoori Recipe :
  • skinned Chicken :     4
  • Lemon Juice :     2
  • Garlic Clove :     1
  • peeled and coarsely :     1 inch piece
  • Green chilli :     1
  • Water :     1 tblsp
  • Natural Yogurt :     4 tblsp
  • Grouna Cumin :     1 tsp
  • Garam masala :     1 tsp
  • Paprika :     1 tsp
  • Salt :     1 tsp
  • Yellow Food Colouring :     A few drop
  • melted Ghee :     2 tblsp

Preparation Method for Chicken Tandoori Recipe :

  • Make 3-4 cuts in each chicken quarter using a knife.
  • Put the chicken in an ovenproof dish.
  • Combine lemon juice.
  • Rub it into the incisions.
  • Cover it.
  • Let it marinate for about 30 minutes.
  • Combine garlic, ginger and green chilli and water in a blender.
  • Grind to make a smooth paste like mixture.
  • Combine the paste to yogurt, ground cumin, garam masala, paprika, salt, food colouring and the melted ghee.
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Spread them over marinated chicken pieces.
  • Coat the pieces with the yogurt marinade.
  • Cover it.
  • Let it marinate at room temperature for about 5 hours.
  • Turn once or twice maximum.
  • Place chicken in a oven at 325 F.
  • Let it roast for 1 hour.
  • Bast frequently and turn once.
  • The chicken should be tender and most of the marinade should be evaporated.
  • Then grill the chicken over hot charcoal.
  • Garnish it with lemon wedges and onion rings.

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