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Tandoori Style Chicken

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken 2 1⁄2 Pound, cut into serving pieces
For marinade
  Onion 1 , coarsely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Root ginger 1 Inch, peeled and finely chopped
  Lemon juice 1⁄2
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cardamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Pinch
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

The day before the barbecue, make deep slits in the chicken pieces and place them in a large glass or ceramic dish.
Place onion, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, garam masala, cumin, cardamon, chili, turmeric, oil and salt in a blender.
Process until well mixed, then stir in yogurt.
Rub onion and yogurt mixture into chicken pieces, working it into the slits.
Cover and refrigerate overnight, turning chicken occasionally.
Remove chicken from dish, reserving marinade.
Cook on grill over medium-hot coals for 25 to 30 minutes, basting often with marinade and turning frequently.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet

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