Thursday, May 14, 2009

Tandoori Chicken

This dish is one of my favourite as its so yummy that no one can resist it.....a must try ....just mouthwatering and very tasty....i had never tried it before this and this time i thought of trying it at home itself and trust me it was really good and as tasty as u get in restaurents....


10 chicken drumsticks

1 cup hung curds

2 tsp lemon juice

2 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder

1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tbsp green chilli paste

1 tbsp crushed coriander seeds(roasted)

1 tsp garam masala powder

1 tsp Maida

1 tsp red food colour

2 tsp tandoori chicken masala( i used badshah tandoori masala)

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

salt to taste

2 tbsp melted butter for basting

1/2 tsp chat masala powder

1/2 tsp lemon juice

onions rings to garnish


  • Wash and clean the chicken and then Make incisions with a sharp knife on each drumsticks
  • Apply salt and lemon juice on the drumsticks and marinate for 30 minutes
  • Take a bowl, add curds,ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste,maida,Roasted & crushed coriander seeds,garam masala powder,kashmiri red chilli powder,turmeric powder,tandoori masala powder,red food colour,salt and mix it well 
  • Take each drumstick and apply the paste all over it nicely and then put it in the remaining marinade and mix it well, and refrigerate for 6 hours 
  • Put the chicken in a moderately hot tandoor or a pre-heated oven (200 degrees C) and grill it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Turn it over and Baste it with butter and cook for another 10-15 minutes or till done
  • sprinkle chat masala and lemon juice over it and garnish it with onion rings and serve hot

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