Friday, October 2, 2009

Afgani Tangdi Kabab & Reposts

I had bookmarked this recipe for a long time but didn't find time to try out....when I brought these chicken drumstick , I wanted to try something really different so I finally found this recipe guess today was the day to try it out ......hmmmm its so nice that next time when i have guests around my house will definitely include this recipe in my list .....truely lip smacking and very good one for sure

8 chicken drumsticks

For the 1st marinade

2 tsp red chilli powder

2-3 tsp lemon juice

salt to taste

For the 2nd marinade

1 cup hung curds

1/4 cup fresh thick cream

1 tbsp cornflour

6 green chillies very finely chopped

2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

3 tbsp coriander leaves very finely chopped

1 egg beaten well

salt to taste

2 tbsp butter or oil for basting

For Garnishing

few sliced onion

2-3 lemon wedges


  • Clean the chicken drumsticks, pat dry it , Make incisions with a sharp knife on each drumsticks(not deep cuts)

  • Marinate it with red chilli powder,salt, lemon juice for 30 minutes

  • In a bowl, add curds, cream,cornflour, egg,green chillies,coriander leaves,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 in a greased baking dish in a pre-heated oven (200 degrees C) and grill it for 10-15 minutes.

  • Turn it over and Baste it with butter or oil and cook for another 10-15 minutes or till done

  • Turn drumsticks couple of times to ensure even cooking and colour

  • Baste it again with butter or oil, sprinkle lemon juice or chaat masala

  • Then garnish it with sliced onion and lemon wedges and then serve hot with yogurt-mint chutney


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