Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Tandoori Chicken / Tandoori Murghi

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Tandoori Chicken:   
                              ( Tandoori Murghi ) 
Tandoori chicken is a world popular Indian recipe. It is famous for its rich aroma, flavor and hot color. The best feature of Tandoori chicken is it is very easy to prepare and tastes delicious. The tender chicken is marinated in yoghurd, lemon juice, spices and then grilled in oven. The only thing is we have to plan ahead as the chicken needs to be marinated at least 7 hrs or overnight.

Here is the easy, delicious and quick recipe for Tandoori Chicken.:)

Ingredients:
  • Chicken                         - ½ kg
  • Red chilly pwd              - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh Lemon juice         - 1 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste        - ½ tbsp
  • Garam masala pwd        - ½ tbsp
  • Green chilli paste           - 1 tsp
  • Yoghurd                       - ½ cup
  • Oil                                - 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves           - handful
  • Lemon wedges              - 4 to 5
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Clean the chicken.
  2. Make slits in the flesh of thi chicken pieces.
  3. Rub  it with a mixture of red chilli pwd, lemon juice and salt.
  4. Marinate it for 30 to 40 mins.
  5. In a small bowl, add ginger garlic paste, garam masala pwd, green chilli paste and yogurd.
  6. Mix well and apply this mixture over the chicken.
  7. Toss it so that the chicken flesh is coated all through completely.
  8. Marinate again for 6 to 8 hrs.
  9. Brush the chicken with oil.
  10. Put it in a grill and cook for about 15 mins.
  11. Take it out, roll over to other side, smear the chicken with little oil.
  12. Again roast it until fully cooked.
  13. Serve hot with fresh coriander leaves, onion rings and lemon wedges garnishing.

  1. Delicious Tandoori chicken just like from an Indian Restaurant ready to taste…!!!


40 comments:

  1. WOW!! Am drooling over your pics, Jay..Nice presentation!!

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  2. Hy Yummy Team.
    You make my heart super happy with your quick comment. Thank u dear.

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  3. Oh my..Mouthwatering Tandoori chicken Jay..Just had lunch, now hungry again dear..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  4. Jay fantastic recipe, I like chicken, is my favorite.
    A kiss

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  5. Tempting and droolworthy tandoori chicken..yumm!!

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  6. Presentation here is so nice, it looks so very tasty.

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  7. OMG..Mouthwatering Tandoori chicken Jay......Nice presentation!!

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  8. Tandoori murghi looks delicious.

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  9. nice presentation jay, looks wonderful, should have tasted yummy..

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  10. this looks great love tandoori recipes

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  11. Lovely pictures. Looks nice.

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  12. looks super yummy.. lovely presentation!!

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  13. All time favorite..Looks juicy and yummy..I simply loved the presentation !!!

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  14. I've had Tandoori Chicken before and loved it. Thanks for the recipe!

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  15. looks sooooo yummy jay ...must be big treat for chicken lover

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  16. Chicken Tandoori!!! Here I've come for U!!! Sooooo yummy! :D

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  17. Hmm, looks great.

    XOXO

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  18. OMG!!!! wat a tempting tandoori... luks delicious ... very good presentation...yummy

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  19. I just saw tandoori chicken somewhere else and now I want it even more after seeing your delicious version!

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  20. yummylicious chicken, perfect!!

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  21. Thanks a lot Friends,
    Do let me know, after giving a try...!
    Have a nice day...:)

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  22. Mouthwatering tandoori chicken!

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  23. I also have posted chicken tikka. the tandoor murg looks tempting. so moist yet charred.

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  24. Hi Jay

    Loved the way you have prepared my all time favourite chicken tandoori. Yo simply made me drool in front of my monitor. Excellent preparation to say the least.

    Deepa

    Hamaree Rasoi

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  25. I like tandoori, although I use tofu....and ready made tandoori paste! sorry! I will have to learn to make my own!

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  26. TQ for your support & time to visit...:)

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  27. wow my mouth is drooling at your photos ! i too made these recently, with halal chicken, i like it when there are smaller pieces and the butcher cut it very well ....

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  28. Yum! That is a very tasty looking chicken!

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  29. Yummy chicken.. Couldn't take my eyes off those lovely pics.. :)

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  30. that looks yummy yum!

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  31. really tempting delicious our favorite

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  32. Wow chicken looks very inviting...added to my to-do list...

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  33. Looks so yummy.....very delicious ....will definitely try this..

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  34. Wow..delicious tandoori chicken!

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  35. that my is favourite. i love it.

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