Tandoori chicken is a world popular Indian recipe. It is famous for its rich aroma, flavor and hot color. The best feature of Tandoori chicken is it is very easy to prepare and tastes delicious. The tender chicken is marinated in yoghurd, lemon juice, spices and then grilled in oven. The only thing is we have to plan ahead as the chicken needs to be marinated at least 7 hrs or overnight. Here is the easy, delicious and quick recipe for Tandoori Chicken.:)
Chicken - ½ kg
Red chilly pwd - 1 tbsp
Fresh Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste - ½ tbsp
Garam masala pwd - ½ tbsp
Green chilli paste - 1 tsp
Yoghurd - ½ cup
Oil - 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves - handful
Lemon wedges - 4 to 5
Salt to taste
Clean the chicken.
Make slits in the flesh of thi chicken pieces.
Rub it with a mixture of red chilli pwd, lemon juice and salt.
Marinate it for 30 to 40 mins.
In a small bowl, add ginger garlic paste, garam masala pwd, green chilli paste and yogurd.
Mix well and apply this mixture over the chicken.
Toss it so that the chicken flesh is coated all through completely.
Marinate again for 6 to 8 hrs.
Brush the chicken with oil.
Put it in a grill and cook for about 15 mins.
Take it out, roll over to other side, smear the chicken with little oil.
Again roast it until fully cooked.
Serve hot with fresh coriander leaves, onion rings and lemon wedges garnishing.
Delicious Tandoori chicken just like from an Indian Restaurant ready to taste…!!!