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Saturday, 19 May 2012

Tandoori - Style Chicken






Ingredients:

8 chicken drumsticks, skinned
150 ml natural yoghurt
1 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp garlic, crushed
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp  ground coriander
1/2 tsp red food colouring
1 tbsp tamarind paste
150 ml water
150 ml oil
salt

Preparation:

  1. Place the yoghurt in a bowl and add the ginger, garlic, chilli powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, salt and red food colouring and blend until well combined.
  2. Make 2-3 slashes in each piece of chicken. Add the chicken to this and mix to coat well. Leave the chicken to marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 3 hours.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the tamarind paste with the water and fold into the yoghurt and spice mixture. Toss the chicken pieces in this mixture and set aside to marinate for a further 3 hours.
  4. Transfer the chicken pieces to  a heatproof dish and brush the chicken with oil. Cook the chicken under a pre-heated medium- hot grill for 30-35 minutes, turning the chickenpieces occasionally and basting with the remaining oil. Garnish with the onion rings,tomatoes and lemon wedges and serve hot.

     Recipe Source: Simple Indian Quick and Easy Cookbook

11 comments:

  1. Hi Shabna, Tandoori chicken looks perfect n yumm.
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  2. I love tandoori chicken..and without a tandoor, this is the best way to make it and enjoy..

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  3. One of my favorite recipe, looks so inviting and yummy too....

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  4. Hi Shabna, thanks for stopping by and for the lovely comment. Wow! tandoori chicken looks so tempting..would love to have a bite from it...following u too.

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  5. Wish to have for my sunday's lunch, yummy chicken drumsticks.

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  6. it is a perfect recipe... want to grab those :)
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  7. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

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  9. mouthwatering chicken, looks so perfect n yummy :)

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  10. Tandoori chicken looks so tempting,wish to have one....
    Thanks for dropping at my space,glad to follow you...

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