Tandoori chicken is a popular South Asian (also very popular in UK) dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices. The name comes from the type of cylindrical clay oven, a tandoor, in which the dish is traditionally prepared.
Tandoori Chicken

  • Chicken leg pieces - 12 no ,  clean & skinned out
  • Ginger garlic paste - 4 tsp
  • Curd - As required for marinating
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - Add as per spice
  • Paprika powder - 1 tsp( Gives the red color naturally )
  • Salt - As required
  • Turmeric powder -  2 tsp  
  1. 1. Take the skinned out chicken, add turmeric powder to it and soak for an hour .The turmeric removes the raw Smell from Chicken.
  2. 2. Then Prick / slit the chicken legs with knife on both sides.
  3. 3. After it is done, add ginger garlic paste, curd, lemon juice, chilli powder, paprika   powder and salt .
  4. 4. Mix thoroughly and leave the marinated chicken for at least an hour or so.
  5. 5. Then turn on the convection oven and put it in broil and set the temperature to 375F and preheat it.
  6. 6. Arrange the chicken legs in the oven.
  7. 7. Turn around all the sides allowing it to be cooked evenly so that all the fat and water from chicken trips down
  8. 8. The cooking generally takes about 45 min to an hour  . After it is cooked well turn off .
  9. 9. Now the tasty Spicy tandoori chicken is ready.
  10. 10. Sprinkle little lemon juice and enjoy this with Cilantro chutney .

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