Saturday, 3 December 2011

Tandoori chicken:


This is one of India's most popular dish.I went to one of my friend’s house & she made this spicy tasty tandoori chicken.I never have had a chicken this juicy before; this little trick works and makes the people eating it go silent. This is an easy-to-cook dish in which Chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and then served in a pudina chutney , sliced onion & lemon wedges .








Ingredients:

Chicken leg piece  4 nos
Thick curd/ yogurt- 4 tblsp
Chat masala 1 tsp
Red Chili Powder , Black pepper powder, Cumin & coriander powder 1tsp each
Garam masala powder -1tsp
Gingergarlic paste- 1tsp
kastoori methi (dry fenu greek leaves)- 1tsp
mint leaves paste- 1tsp
lemon juice – 1tblsp
salt- 1 tsp or as per the taste
turmeric – 1tsp
Olive/ refined oil- 2tblsp
Tandoori chicken masala- 1tblsp
Method:
Clean the chicken leg pieces and Cut 2 or 3 long slits on each piece.
Take a bowl. Add salt ,chilli powder and lime juice. Mix well & apply it all over the chicken and keep aside for 15 minutes.
Make marination with curd, GG paste, mint leaves paste & all the dry spices written above  to a smooth paste.
Apply it all over the chicken, making sure to apply well between all the slits and inside .
 Preheat the oven to 425 to 450 degree Fahrenheit.
Place the chicken in to a baking tray & Cook for 30 to 35 minutes till the chicken is tender.
 Remove from oven and serve hot, garnished with sliced onions and lime wedges.

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faseela said...

superb dear.......

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