Category: Chicken
Rating: 3.25
Servings: 1


2 lb chicken; drumsticks --
1 breasts
1 or thighs
1 ginger -- fresh 1/2 piece
4 garlic cloves
1/2 cup yogurt -- plain
1 salt -- to taste
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garam masala -- *
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds -- ground
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds -- ground
1 dash lemon juice

Directions: How to Cook Tandoori Murgh (Tandoori Chicken)

* I use a blend of 1 nutmeg, 1 1/2 tsp green cardamom pods, 4 i' cinnamon sticks, 1 Tbsp whole cloves, 1 tsp peppercorns & 1 tsp cumin seeds all ground together Skin the chicken, wash & pat dry with paper towel. Make deepcuts on the surface with a knife. Mince or grate ginger and garlic. Transfer to a small bowl and add the spices. Mix well, then rub the paste into the chicken and let marinate serveral hours in refrigerate. Cook chicken on grill or in broiler (30 minutes for legs), basting with leftover marinade and turning to ensure even cooking. Serve with a dash of lemon juice. Serves: 4-6 Source:_From Bengal to Punjab: The Cuisines of India_ posted by Anne MacLellan

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Narsingh writes:

Hi, I dont have a microwave. I want to cook the chicken in my normal local made griller which I use to cook Baati.
Is it possible to get this cooked in that griller on Gas?
You can reply me on

Posted on 02 Mar 2010, 12:47 ET

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