This is an authenticate Indian Tandoori Chicken Recipe. Quite simple to prepare and less oil food. Try It!
Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs- 8
Ginger and Garlic Paste- 3 tbsp
Thick Curd- 50 gms
Garam Masala Powder- 2 tbsp
Red Chilly Powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric- 1/4 tsp
Pepper Powder- 1/2tsp
Red food colour- few pinch
Salt- 1 1/2 tsp
Mace- 1/2 tsp
Nutmeg- 1/2 tsp
Juice of Lemon- 2 nos
Oil- 50 gms
Sliced onion rings, tomato and quartered lemon to garnish
Clean and wash chicken and make slits on the chicken with knife.
Mix lemon juice, turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Rub it on the chicken pieces.
In a small bowl mix well ginger and garlic paste, curd, garam masala, red chilly powder, pepper powder, mace powder, nutmeg powder, red colour and salt.
Apply this mixed masala on chicken and allow chicken to marinate in masala for 15 mins.
Pre heat oven or grill at 350 f, place the marinaded chicken pieces on a baking tray and brush chicken pieces with some oil. Place the tray in the center rack of the oven.
Cook the chicken pieces for 8-10 mins, turn the chicken pieces on otherside down and brush with some more oil. Cook for another 5 mins until all sides are cooked and browned well.
Serve with Sliced onions, tomatoes and lemon.