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Tandoori Chicken Recipe

When you can make restaurant style Tandoori Chicken yourself, why you need takeaway? The key to this recipe is marination. Marinade this chicken over night and enjoy the flavour in the depth of this tender chicken. Tandoori chicken is one of the world famous tandoori recipe which has its roots from the Mughalai cuisine.

Ideally you need a Tandoor to prepare this, but I have made this in Oven, and this is what my recipe is, to make tandoori chicken in an oven, in the comfort of your home. I have served this Tandoori Chicken multiple times and have been a huge hit between my guests. Sharing my “step by step recipe of tandoori chicken” below, give it a go and you will forget the takeaways.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Marination time: Minimum 4 hours (Ideal over night)
Cook time: 25-30 minute
Serving: 7-8

Restaurant Style Tandoori Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Restaurant Style Tandoori Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Indian Style Tandoori Chicken Oven Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com
Indian Style Tandoori Chicken In Oven | YourFoodFantasy.com
Ingredients:
  1. Chicken drumsticks – 2 kg
  2. Onion – 2 large
  3. Ginger – Garlic paste – 2 tablespoon
  4. Yogurt – 3 tablespoon
  5. Turmeric powder  – 1 teaspoon
  6. Kashmiri red chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
  7. Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
  8. Tandoori Masala – 2 teaspoon
  9. Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
  10. Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per your taste
  11. Garam Masala – 1/2 teaspoon
  12. Chaat Masala – 1 teaspoon
  13. Oil – 4 tablespoon
  14. Red food colour – few drops (optional)
Oven Baked Tandoori Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Oven Baked Tandoori Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

Recipe:

  1. Wash drumsticks thoroughly in a colander and keep aside to drain completely.
  2. Finely slice the onion. Heat a pan and add 3 tablespoon oil in it. Fry the onion in it till they golden brown. Take the fried onion out and keep on a kitchen towel.
  3. Take rest all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix them. Now crush the fried onions with your hands and add them too. Add the left over oil from frying onion too in the bowl and mix everything well.

    Marination for Tandoori Chicken | Tandoori Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
    Marination for Tandoori Chicken
  4. Add the drumsticks and coat the marination well on them by mixing them properly.
    Marinating Chicken for Tandoori Chicken | Your Food Fantasy
    Marinating Chicken for Tandoori Chicken | Your Food Fantasy

     

  5. Cover the bowl using cling film and refrigerate for minimum 4 hours (Ideally 8 hours).
  6.  Preheat the oven at 200 degrees for 10 minutes. Grease a foiled baking tray and place the drumsticks on the baking tray. Brush  chicken with little oil.

    Baking Chicken in Oven | Tandoori Chicken Recipe
    Baking Chicken in Oven
  7. Grill for 15 minutes, flip them and baste again with the oil and back to the oven for 10-15 minutes.
  8. Take them out and sprinkle some chat Masala and lemon juice over them. Serve them hot with raw onion rings.
Restaurant Style Tandoori Chicken Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Restaurant Style Tandoori Chicken

You may also try these succulent and juicy Lamb Chops recipe.

Indian Style Tandoori Chicken Oven Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com
Tandoori Chicken in Oven | YourFoodFantasy.com
Key Notes:
  1. Its best to keep the marinated chicken in refrigerator for overnight. If you don’t have that much time, marinate them minimum for 4 hours.
  2. Applying Oil over them while baking helps it preserve moisture as well as gives a good glazing.
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