Tandoori Chicken

November 30, 2008 at 5:22 pm 1 comment

It’s very popular in all Indian restaurents buffet menu.Right choice and uses of spices will make restaurent taste chicken at home.


  • 1 lb. Chicken legs
  • 4 tsp. Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp. Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Garam masala powder
  • 5 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Plain Yogurt
  • 1 tsp. Ginger garlic paste
  • 3 pinch Orange red food color
  • 1 tsp. Salt (or to taste)
  • 2 cup Oil (for deep frying)
  • 2 Tbsp. Coriander leaves (for garnishing)




  • In a deep medium mixing bowl, prepare thick paste with all ingredients (red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, food color, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, yogurt) other than chicken, and oil.
  • Add chicken legs into prepared paste; mix it well;Make sure that, all sides of chicken coates with prepared paste.
  • Let stand this prepared mixture marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator or minimum 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a deep sauce pan; deep fry for 5 min on medium high flame or until it turns dark brown on all side.
  • Drain excess oil and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and fresh onion rings.

Alternate Method

  • Follow the procedure above till marinate chicken, then preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Grease the baking sheet.
  • Place the marinated chicken on the sheet; add ¼ tsp butter(if it is liquid) on top of the chicken.
  • Bake for 7 min. after rotate the chicken cook for 5 min.
  • Repeat the process untill chicken cooked well.
  • garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and fresh onion rings.


  • Fore more taste, marinate chicken overnight in refrigerator.
  • Sprinkle small pieces of butter if it is a bar.
  • Jazz it up Onion rings: Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a pan and fry onion rings in meadium heat. Garnish chicken with rings to give wonderful taste.

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  • 1. Lubna Karim  |  December 4, 2008 at 12:08 am

    Wow simply awesome. Looks scrummy and yummy.

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