Recipe of the week - Chicken Tandoori...!

10 August 2008


- 12 chicken drumsticks, without skin
- 3 tbsp tandoori paste or tandoori powder
- 3 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 1/4 c thick yoghurt
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- 2 tsp each of coriander, garam masala, cumin powder
- 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp oil + additional oil for grilling
- 3-4 lemons halved and chaat masala - for serving


1. Make gashes in the chicken legs at several places with the tip of a knife or a fork.
2. Rub the tandoori paste and the ginger garlic paste on the chicken and let the chicken to soak, by covering it in a bowl and placing it inside the fridge for an hour.
3. Stir the remaining ingredients with the yoghurt.
4. Add the yoghurt mixture to the chicken and mix well, till a uniform coloured marinade is reached.
5. The marinade should be well salted and have a distinctive flavour of ginger-garlic.
6. Push the marinade well into the gashes you made in the chicken legs.
7. Let the chicken marinate inside the fridge preferably for 24 hrs or at least for 10 hrs.
8. Grill for about 20-25 mins or until cooked, brush it with marinade several times and lastly with oil.
9. Frequently turn the chicken pieces while grilling.
Squeeze lemon juice and sprinkle chaat masala over the grilled chicken.

Serve this scrumptious smacker hot with your favourite food and a glass of drink you prefer....!

Try it Out..!
Comment your experience..!


Helene said...

One of my favourite dishes, thanks for posting the recipe !

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