Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Prep Time:

5

Cook Time:

60

Serves:

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About the Recipe

A classic chicken starter recipe! This grilled chicken is a popular Punjabi snack that can be served with onion rings and a green chutney. The juicy and full of spice chicken pieces just fill you up with its delectable taste and makes this dish of Tandoori Chicken a must have snack at a dinner party with family or friends.Ingredients of Punjabi Tandoori Chicken Recipe: This tandoori chicken is first marinated in freshly made tandoori masala and other spicy masale along with oil and curd and then char grilled to perfection.
8 Large chicken pieces with skin (2 pieces breast, 2 pieces of thighs, a couple of wings)
to taste oil

Ingredients

Bay leaf|black peppercorns|brown cardamom|chaat masala|Cinnamon sticks|Cloves|coriander seeds|Cumin seeds|curd|For the tandoori masala:|ginger and garlic paste|Green cardamom|lemon|Oil|red chilli paste|tandoori masala|to taste salt|Turmeric

Preparation

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