Jul 11, 2012

Tandoori Chicken

Absolutely requires no introduction its immensely popular around the world the blend of aromatic spices is amazing in this recipe. In the good old days making tandoori in the house was just a dream but now with all the things so easily available it can be made and enjoyed with the whole family. We enjoyed it with cabbage and capsicum salad some french fries, boiled eggs and of course the mint chutney.

Chicken drumsticks - 9
thick curd - 3/4th cup
ginger - 1 1/2 "
garlic - 6 to 7 cloves
Lemon - 1small
mint leaves - 1/2 cup
coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
red chilli pwd - 1/2 tbs
turmeric - 2 tsp
garam masala pwd - 2 tsp
badshah tandoori masala - 1tbs
melted butter - 2 tbs
red food color - 1 tsp
salt - to taste


  1.  Wash and completely dry the drumsticks with a kitchen towel. 
  2. Grind mint, coriander, ginger and garlic together to a fine paste
  3. Take a bowl add chicken, grounded green paste,squeeze lemon, add all dry masalas, curd, food color and salt nicely coat all to the chicken. Now transfer the chicken to the refrigerator minimum for 3 hrs.
  4. Preheat the oven to 250 deg C for 15 min
  5. Cover the tray with aluminium foil  now transfer the chicken to the tray. Brush them with some butter
  6. Grill the drumsticks totally for 25 min. (Turn the chicken pieces after 15minutes and  brush with some butter)
  7. Once done broil them for 5 minutes.
  8. Remove and serve hot with mint chutney.


  1. Hi Supriya ,

    tandoori chicken invites me :))))

    Looks crispy !!!

    Keep on Dear..


  2. like the color.. delicious tandoori..

  3. Replies
    1. Sure Meghana aaj bahutek kolambi banavnar ahe with Tilapia fry.

  4. perfect and crispy... Feel like grabbing and having this tasty chicken now..

  5. Excellent dear! Chicken tandoori looks so inviting, cant prevent myself from it now....so tempting.

  6. Looks delicious and tempting! Love it. You have a nice space here.. glad to follow you!

  7. Looks delicious and inviting......

  8. Nice food blog...hope to learn a lot from you. ALL THE BEST

    1. thanks Parimita! you too have a very informative blog have been visiting your space very often.Hopefully we will meet some day as we both are in kuwait.

  9. Awesome tandoori chicken...Looks so delicious..

  10. Thanks supriya for visiting my space. Your recipes look awesome too. :)

    And tandoori chicken ...my top favorite, good to see recipe here. Looks super delicious. :)


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  12. nice color of delicious chicken
    1st time here .happy to follow u.do visit my site

  13. this looks seriously tempting.....