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tandoori chicken



Tandoori Chicken is a popular dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is made using chicken marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices and then roasted in a tandoor, a type of cylindrical clay oven. The dish originated from the Mughals and is very popular in both India and Pakistan. It is known for its crispy exterior and its juicy and flavorful meat, and is usually served with naan bread and a side of chutney.

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1 kg

tandoori masala

3 tablespoons

plain yogurt

1 cup

lemon juice

2 tablespoons

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

red chili powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the tandoori masala, yogurt, lemon juice, oil, chili powder, turmeric, cumin, and salt.

Step 2:

Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and make sure they are well coated.

Step 3:

Cover the bowl and leave it in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.

Step 4:

Preheat the tandoor or oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

Step 5:

Put the chicken pieces on skewers and place them in the tandoor or oven.

Step 6:

Cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and slightly charred on the outside.

Step 7:

Serve the tandoori chicken hot with naan bread and chutney.

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