April 21, 2009

Spicy Tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken is one of India’s most popular dishes. The spice mixture gives this crisp nice taste to the chicken. All of its work goes into how we marinate and how we cook them, in the restaurants in Hyderabad famous

Ingredients :

Chicken (drumsticks) - 6 (make horizontal slits on the chicken pieces)

Yogurt(curd) - 2cups

Ginger-garlic paste - 11/2 tbsp

Red chili powder - 2tbsp

Garam masala - 2tbsp

Coriander powder - 1tbsp

Cumin powder - 1tbsp

Red food colour - pinch

Lime juice - 1tbsp


Method :

1. Clean and wash the chicken and cut slits horizontally.
2. In a bowl add the clean chicken and mix all the ingredients till blended well into the chicken.
3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate it for 4 hours.
4. Now preheat the oven to 350F and grease the pan with oil.
5. Place the chicken drumsticks on the pan and place them in the oven for 40-45mins till the chicken is cooked and crisp outside.