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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 12

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 42


Serves 5

  • large pieces of chicken ( preferably wings, thighs, breast, legs) 5 nos

  • Red Chilli Paste 4 tsp

  • Ginger Garlic Paste 3 tbsp

  • chat masala 2 tsp

  • tandoori masala 250 tsp

  • Oil 1 tsp

  • Hung Curd 3 tsp

  • salt (adjust according to your taste) 1 tsp

  • lemon 1/2 nos


  • 01

    Make small gashes in the chicken pieces for the marinade to coat it nicely.

  • 02

    In a bowl add ginger and garlic paste, red chilli paste, chaat masala, tandoori masala, oil, curd, salt and lemon juice. Mix it well.

  • 03

    Rub the marinade on the chicken pieces, over the skin and underneath it. Marinate the chicken pieces overnight in refrigerator

  • 04

    Heat a frying pan, add some oil and place the chicken pieces

  • 05

    Do not crowd it

  • 06

    Close and cook over medium high flame in its own juice.

  • 07

    Open lid and flip the chicken pieces now and then.

  • 08

    Make ensure that all the sides are evenly cooked

  • 09

    Once the juices are absorbed by the chicken pieces and when it becomes dry, open lid and cook further.

  • 10

    The stage when the chicken pieces starts to char here and there. Switch off

  • 11

    Transfer to a plate and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and lemon wedges.

  • 12

    Food color can be added or use beet juice or pulp to enhance color naturally.



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