Saturday, February 5, 2011

Tandoori Chicken

  1. Chicken legs- 2
  2. Chilly powder-1 tsp
  3. Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Chicken masala-1 tsp
  5. Coriander powder-1 tsp
  6. Ginger garlic paste- 1-2 tsp
  7. Green chilly- 2
  8. Cilantro- 5 sprigs
  9. Mint leaves- 3 sprigs
  10. Yogurt- 3 tsp
  11. Lemon juice-2 tsp
  12. Kasoori methi (Fenugreek leaves)- 1 tsp
  13. Corn flour-1 tsp
  14. Olive oil- 3 tsp
  1. Clean the chicken and wipe off any water. Make few gashes on the chicken
  2. Blend together cilantro, mint, green chillies, kasoori methi with yogurt and lemon juice
  3. Add the ingredients 2-6 and oil to the above mixture. Adjust the consistency of the batter with corn flour.
  4. Marinate the chicken legs with this paste for overnight in refrigerator.
  5. Place the chicken in a baking tray wrapped with foil and bake at 400 °F in an oven for 20 min each side.(spray some oil if is is necessary)
  6. Switch the oven to broil mode and and cook for 5 min to make it crispy and brown. Garnish with lemon and onion etc . Serve hot with rice.

Tips: You can add red food color to give more color to the preparation.

1 comment:

  1. it look`s good. I am going to try and marinate the chicken first. Then dip the chicken in corn flour mixed with sale and paprika. Pan fry for around 10mins, then put it in the oven.