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Tandoori Chicken

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Tandoori chicken is a grill cooked chicken preparation that has a smoked taste to it. the chicken is prepared with a marinade of red chili garam masala and lemon juice and coated with curd. Cooked on the grillm the tandoori chicken is best served with tandoori rotis or pulao.
  Chicken 800 Gram
  Lemon 1
  Salt To Taste
  Red chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hung curd 200 Gram
  Oil 1 (For Brushing)

Clean and wash the chicken.
Prickthe pieces all over with a fork/ knife.
Rub the pieces well with salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and lemon juice and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Add a pinch of tandoori colour (optional) to the lightly beaten curd.
Mix and add the marinated chicken pieces.
Coat well with the marinade, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
Place the chicken pieces, on the high rack and allow to stand for 15 minutes, to drain the excess marinade.
Brush with a little oil and cook on the high rack on combination-3 for 9:00 minutes, till tender.
Turn the pieces over halfway through cooking time.
Then grill for 15-20 minutes repositioning the pieces frequently.
Brush with a little oil 2-3 times for even coloring.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1686 Calories from Fat 884

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g151%

Saturated Fat 29.6 g148.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 562 mg187.3%

Sodium 1248.8 mg52%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.4%

Dietary Fiber 5 g19.9%

Sugars 9.3 g

Protein 173 g345.5%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 84.8%

Calcium 45.6% Iron 37.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tandoori Chicken Recipe