Best Tandoori Chicken Recipe

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The best tandoori chicken recipe
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Served with mint sauce

Origin of Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken recipe is the most searched for and is one of those foods that just make your mouth water. Tandoori Chicken originated from the North of India. We really don’t know when it was first created, but we know for sure it is widely popular across  India, Malaysia, Singapore & the Middle East.

Tandoori chicken recipe listed here is taken from our cook at Mallika’s Restaurant, one of the best Indian restaurants in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. If you intend to prepare this dish for your friends or family you will not go wrong! You can make this at home with a conventional oven.

Total Time

3 hrs 15 mins

Cook Time

15 Min

Prep Time

3 hours

Nutrition Details

Calories: 1143

Carbs: 148

Protein: 20.6

Fat: 51.4

  • Ingredients Required : Tandoori Chicken Recipe

    • 1 Whole Chicken
    • 2 Teaspoons of Kashmiri chilli powder
    • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 Cup of Yogurt
    • 2 Tablespoons of ginger paste
    • 2 tablespoons of garlic paste
    • 1/2 teaspon of garam masala powder
    • 2 tablespoons of olive oil or regular oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon of chat masala
  • Cooking Instructions

    1. Cut slits with a sharp knife on the chicken breast, legs and thighs.
    2. Apply a mixture of 1 teaspoon red kashmiri chilli powder, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and sprinkle salt to taste over the chikcen and sent aside for half an hour.
    3. Tie up yogurtin a miece of muslin and hang over a bowl for 20 minutes so the water from the yogurt drains
    4. Transfer the thick yogurt from the muslin into a bowl, add the remaining red kashmiri chilli powder, salt, ginger paste, garlic paste, lemon juice, garam masala and oil of your choice.
    5. Rub this mixture all over and into the chicken and marinate for three hours in the fridge. If you have the time you can marinate it overnight as well but make sure you keep it in the fridge.
    6. Put the peices of chicken onto a skewer and cooke in a preheated oven at 200 degree Celcius for 10 minutes
    7. Apply some of the oli on the peices of chicken and cook for another 5 minutes
    8. Your Tandoori chicken is ready to be served
    9. Sprinkle some chat masala and serve with a wedge of lime and onion rings