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Tandoori Chicken

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Ingredients
  Fresh root ginger 2 Inch, peeled and grated
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), peeled and grated
  Cumin seed 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken 4 Pound, cut into serving pieces
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine grated ginger, garlic, cumin seed, cayenne pepper, salt, and yoghurt.
Put the chicken pieces in a foil-lined baking pan, pour over the yoghurt mixture, and use your hands to coat the meat completely.
Leave the chicken to marinate for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight.
Heat the oven to 350°F.
Dribble the oil over the chicken in the baking pan, and sprinkle the chicken with turmeric.
Place the pan in the oven and bake for about 1 hour, basting frequendy with the oil and yoghurt marinade at the bottom of the pan.
Serve with hot pita bread and Lemon Lentils.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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