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20 November 2011

TANDOORI CHICKEN

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Recipe source: Suja -Kitchen corner Try it
You can find the original recipe here

Ingredients
  1. Chicken leg/thigh pieces-4 nos
  2. Oil-4 tsp
First marinade
  1. Kashmiri chili powder-3/4 tsp
  2. Ginger garlic paste-1 1/2 tsp
  3. Lime juice-1/2 tsp
  4. Salt to taste  
Second marinade
  1. Gram flour-3 tsp
  2. Ajwain seeds/carom seeds-1 pinch
  3. Cloves-3 nos
  4. Cinnamon stick-1`" piece
  5. Cardamom- 3 nos
  6. Nutmeg- 1 pinch
  7. Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
  8. Kashmiri chili powder- 2tsp
  9. Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Mustard powder-3/4 tsp
  11. Kasoori methi-1/3 tsp
  12. Yogurt-1/2 to 3/4 cup




Method


  • Combine all the ingredients for first marinade and keep aside.
  • Make 3 to 4  deep slashes( to the bone ) on the chicken leg/thigh pieces and apply the first marinade and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
  • Meanwhile to prepare the second marinade ,heat 2 tsp oil in a pan,reduce the flame to low and add gram flour and  ajwain seeds.Roast for a minute or until it is fragrant.(Make sure you stir this continuously while roasting ,or else it might get burnt).Switch off the stove and allow it to cool.
  • Dry roast cloves,cinnamon,cardamom and fennel seeds until fragrant and grind to form a fine powder.
  • Combine the roasted gram flour and  masala powder with the rest of the ingredients for the second marinade.
  • Apply this marinade on to the chicken pieces and refrigerate for at least 5 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450 deg F and place the chicken pieces on a greased baking tray.
  • Bake for 10 minutes and turn over and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Now reduce the heat to 250 deg F  and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes.

Enjoy!!






21 comments:

  1. delicious dear..U have made it perfectly..Love to make this..

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  2. My daughter and I both love tandoori chicken. When we were in India we used to go practically every Sunday to the Bukara restaurant where they made the best tandoori...yours is better though!

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  3. i love this mouthwatering tandoori chicken...nice clicks...

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  4. wow......drooling here...............superb clicks..

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  5. Ingane kothipikkalle...Adipoli..Beautiful clicks too dear.

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  6. Adipoli recipe and the clicks..jus had this yesterday

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  7. Sure better than the restaurant ones..looks so temptiong

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  8. This looks terrific. The pulao, raita and the tandoori...I want them all! Especially the delicious tandoori-YUM!!

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  9. Nicely presented and so yummy!


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  10. droooling!!!! can i use this in a barbeque?

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  11. Absolutely mouthwatering!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  12. Seriously u r killing me with ur fabulous clicks,highly inviting.

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  13. Thank you all for you lovely comment!!!Thank you!!Hugs!!

    @Manju - i am not sure if you use this in a BBQ..ill try it soon and let you know..

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  14. Such an inviting dish & the presentation is super awesome.......love the clicks.

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  15. This looks absolutely delicious..drool drool drool..
    look so inviting and what a delicious spread..lovely clicks
    thanks for trying dear, hugs!

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  16. Tandoori chicken may be my all time favourite food. Love the colour of it, looks delectable!

    indu@ indugetscooking.blogspot.com

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  17. This looks amazing - tender and delicious!

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