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Tandoori Style Chicken

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  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)

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.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2958 Calories from Fat 1884

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 210 g322.5%

Saturated Fat 57.7 g288.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 879.8 mg293.3%

Sodium 1376.7 mg57.4%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 17.3 g

Protein 222 g444.3%

Vitamin A 41.3% Vitamin C 79.4%

Calcium 50.9% Iron 71.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tandoori Style Chicken Recipe