Indian Tandoori Chicken

Indian Tandoori Chicken

  Ready in : 45 mins

Indian Tandoori Chicken is a gluten free recipe with 3 servings. One serving contains 257 calories, 28g of protein, and 14g of fat. For $1.44 per serving, this recipe covers 15% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Foodista has 1 fans. This recipe is typical of Indian cuisine. It works best as a main course, and is done in about 45 minutes. Head to the store and pick up garlic paste, oil, ground cumin powder, and a few other things to make it today. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 17%, which is not so outstanding. Similar recipes are Indian Tandoori BBQ Chicken, Tandoori Cauliflower with Indian-Spiced Quinoa, and Tandoori Chicken.

Ingredients

chicken drumsticks [bone in works best]

chicken drumsticks [bone in works best]

1.5 pounds

canola oil

canola oil

1 tablespoon

yogurt

yogurt

0.75 cup

lemon juice [preferably freshly squeezed]

lemon juice [preferably freshly squeezed]

1 tablespoon

chili powder [or cayenne powder]

chili powder [or cayenne powder]

2 teaspoons

oil

oil

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

coriander powder

1.5 teaspoons

garlic paste

garlic paste

1.5 teaspoons

ginger paste

ginger paste

1.5 teaspoons

turmeric powder

turmeric powder

0.5 teaspoon

fenugreek leaves [kasuri methi

fenugreek leaves [kasuri methi

2 teaspoons

ground cumin powder

ground cumin powder

0.5 teaspoon

ground cinnamon

ground cinnamon

0.25 teaspoon

salt

salt

3 servings

orange food color [optional]

orange food color [optional]

3 drops

Cooking in Steps

  1. 1
    Wash the chicken pieces thoroughly & pat dry with a paper towel.

    chicken pieces

    chicken pieces

    paper towels
    paper towels
  2. 2
    Make incisions with a sharp knife on thick parts of the chicken pieces deep enough to reach the bone.

    chicken pieces

    chicken pieces

    knife
    knife
  3. 3
    Apply a mixture one tablespoon lemon juice and salt over the chicken and set aside for half an hour.

    lemon juice

    lemon juice

    whole chicken

    whole chicken

    salt

    salt

  4. 4
    For the marinade, tie up yogurt in a piece of muslin /cheese cloth and hang over a bowl for fifteen to twenty minutes.

    marinade

    marinade

    cheese

    cheese

    yogurt

    yogurt

    cheesecloth
    cheesecloth
    bowl
    bowl
  5. 5
    Remove the thick yogurt into another bowl. Beat the yogurt for about 2 minutes to remove all lumps .

    yogurt

    yogurt

    bowl
    bowl
  6. 6
    Add the remaining ingredients of the marinade to the yogurt and mix well.

    marinade

    marinade

    yogurt

    yogurt

  7. 7
    Rub this marinade over the chicken pieces.

    chicken pieces

    chicken pieces

    marinade

    marinade

    dry seasoning rub

    dry seasoning rub

  8. 8
    Put the chicken pieces and marinade in a bowl ,cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and marinate overnight or for at least 6-7 hours in a refrigerator.

    chicken pieces

    chicken pieces

    marinade

    marinade

    wrap

    wrap

    plastic wrap
    plastic wrap
    bowl
    bowl