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Spicy Tandoori Chicken

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A mouth watering traditional Indian tandoori chicken recipe. The Tandoori chicken is a popular Indian dish from the state of Punjab. Tandoori chicken is chicken marinated in yogurt and a whole lot of traditional Indian condiments and spices. A healthy recipe it can be grilled or cooked in a tandoor. Your friends are going to love this lovely meal. They are going to be all praise for your expert culinary skills.
  Chat masala To Taste
  Chicken legs 6
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic – ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Dry fenugreek leaves 1 Teaspoon (Kasoori Methi Leaves)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red food color 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Yogurt 6 Tablespoon

1. Clean and slit the chicken legs and put it in the pressure cooker.
2. Add yogurt, red chilli powder, salt, red color, ginger garlic paste, dhania powder and dried red chillies and mix all things together. Cover the pressure cooker and let it cook on high flame till two whistle blows.
3. Then lower the flame for 2 to 3 mins and take it off the gas. Keep it aside and let it cool down.
4. Now open the pressure cooker and take out the chicken pieces in a plate.
5. Cook the left over masala on high flame until it forms a thick paste.
6. Dip the chicken pieces into the thick masala.
7. Cover the plate and keep it in the refrigerator for about 4 hours.
8. Take chicken out half and hour before you serve.
9. Heat a nonstick pan, put 2 tbsp oil to grease it, and then put the chicken on it and roast it until you see a few parts of the chicken turn brown.
10. Serve it with raw onion and lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Meaty, Juicy
Dry Curry
Chicken, Meat
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Indian Spicy Roasted Chicken
Spicy tandoori chicken is the most famous Indian cuisine, popular in all parts of world. If you want to prepare the same by yourself, then watch the video to learn. In this video, chef demonstrates step-by-step instructions to recreate this flavorful chicken preparation in your kitchen. So, invite your friends to enjoy a great evening together with this spicy preparation.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 394 Calories from Fat 268

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.2%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 110.1 mg36.7%

Sodium 1130.5 mg47.1%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.2%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 25 g49.3%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 10.7%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


monalisha23's picture
a very useful recipen a nice video............
fsbobat's picture
excillent,a very real touch.Good job
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Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
I will surely give it a try...I've become a great fan of your recipes...I like your presentation...very nice...I'm a regular viewer of your site
sonali's picture
this indeed is a perfect recipe for tandoori chicken!!!!
Bharathi's picture
Chef thanks for ur dish my mom is a great fan of u
shivam's picture
try it and turned out well. thanks
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