Saturday, 11 June 2016

Tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken is a very popular chicken recipe which is marinated in special spices and cooked in tandoor.

Tandoori chicken is so tender and delicate and also tastes very yumm.

Chicken: clean and cut into big chunks
Ginger garlic paste: 2 tablespoons
Greek yogurt: 1/2 cup
Garam masala: 1/4 teaspoon
Pepper powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Tandoori masala: 5-6 tablespoons
Salt: 2-3 tablespoons
Red chilli powder: 1 tablespoon
Oil: 4 tablespoons
Kasuri methi powder: 2 tablespoons
Red color: optional

Take a bowl and add  all the above ingredients except chicken and mix them well.

And check the taste and add any ingredient if it is necessary, now add chicken and coat it well with the marinade and marinate it for Atleast 2 hours or overnight if possible.

Take it out of the fridge and let it come back to room temperature before  putting it in the oven.

Cook it in the oven at 175 degrees for about 20-25 minutes.

Once done get it out of the oven and cook for few seconds directly on the flame using a rack.

Now sprinkle some chaat masala and squeeze some lemon on top and serve it with sliced onions and mint sauce.

Mint sauce:
1/2 bunch coriander leaves
1/2 bunch mint leaves
2 green chillies
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon cumin seeds
Salt: 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
Grind all these and mint sauce is ready.

Happy cooking😊😊