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Tandoori Chicken

Nothing beats the deliciousness of a tandoori chicken! The fantastic marinade coating the chicken and that amazing taste of the smoked chicken is definitely mouth watering yum!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine punjabi


  • 500 gms chicken (I used leg pieces, you can use anything)
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

For the marinade

  • 1/2 cup hung curd
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder (cut this out if you don't want it very spicy)
  • 1 to 2 tsps masala tandoori (depending on how spicy you want your chicken)
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder


  • Wash and cut chicken well and make a couple of cuts in the chicken.
  • Mix red chilli powder in lemon juice and rub well on the chicken, Leave aside for 15-20 minutes
  • Mix all the ingredients for the marinade mix chicken in it and keep aside for at least 4 hours.
  • Cook in tandoor, bar be que or roast in the top rack of a preheated oven at 200 C for abt 10 minutes, Take it out bast with butter or ghee and roast again for 5 mins till nicely golden brown.
  • And dig in as soon as possible :)


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