Thursday, July 28, 2011

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken 

Preparation Time : 3- 4 hrs.(minimum)
Cooking Time : 30 minutes 

Ingredients :
  • Chicken Pieces - 1 (approx 1kg)
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Lemon juice or Vinegar - 2 table spoon
  • Garlic Paste(fresh) - 2 table spoon
  • Ginger Paste(fresh) - 2 table spoon
  • Cumin Powder - 1 table spoon 
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tea spoon 
  • Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tea spoon 
  • Cloves Powder - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cinnamon Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper Powder(fresh) - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cooking Oil - 1 table spoon 
  • Salt - to taste
  • Kashmiri Mirch Powder - 1/2 tea spoon 
  • Sliced Onion, Lemon, tomato and green chilly according to taste for garnishing 
Method :

Hang curd in a muslin cloth for 15-20 minutes. Remove fat from chicken wash drain properly. Cut slashes in chicken pieces and put in a shallow baking pan or dish. Mix salt and lemon juice and keep aside for half an hour. Mix curd, garlic paste, ginger paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, cardamom, clove, cinnamon, black paper powder, kashmiri mirch powder and cooking oil in a bowl. Put the mixture on the chicken and mix it well. refrigerate for three to four hours.  Remove the chicken from the marinade, brush with oil put the pieces on well oiled grilled rack of a preheated oven. Cook for fifteen twenty minutes and turn cook for another 5 minutes or till it is done. Garnish with onion rings lemon and tomato slices and serve hot. 


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