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Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Tandoori Chicken


Chicken Drumstick 10
Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
Chili Powder 2 Tablespoon
Ginger n garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 1/4 Cup
Curd 1 Cup
Tandoori chicken masala powder 4 Tablespoon

  • Wash chicken drumstick with turmeric powder, slit the chicken drumstick with sharp knife.
  • In a small bowl add lemon juice, salt, chili powder and ginger n garlic paste and mix well.
  • Marinate chicken drumstick with the above mixture and marinate it for 1 to 2 hrs.
  • In a small bowl add curd and tandoori masala powder.
  • Take the marinated chicken and again marinate with the above mixture.
  • Leave it aside for 4 to 5 hrs.
  • Preheat the oven in 240º C or 475º F.
  • Line a baking tray with aluminum foil and add liitle water ( this avoid smoke).
  • Cut aluminum foil into strips and roll it in the tip of chicken drumstick.
  • Arrange the marinated chicken drumstick in a tray and place it in oven.
  • Occasionally turn the chicken and spray butter ( this will avoid drying of chicken).
  • Do this till chicken turns crispy and charred in places.
It is a good starter dish.... Goes well with naan and rotis.


Shella said...

Tandoori chicken looks delectable

Divya said...

Hi Shella,
This is my favorite as well as my hubby.....Do try it out....Sure you will like it.