Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Tandoori Chicken Recipe ( Without Tandoor Oven )


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


Take the skinned out chicken, add turmeric powder to it and soak for an hour .The turmeric removes the raw Smell from Chicken.

How to Clean Chicken
Then Prick / slit the chicken legs with knife on both sides.
After it is done, add ginger garlic paste, curd, lemon juice, chilli powder, paprika powder and salt .

Mix thoroughly and leave the marinated chicken for at least an hour or so.
Then turn on the convection oven and put it in broil and set the temperature to 375F and preheat it.
Arrange the chicken legs in the oven.

Turn around all the sides allowing it to be cooked evenly so that all the fat and water from chicken trips down

The cooking generally takes about 45 min to an hour  . After it is cooked well turn off .

Now the tasty Spicy tandoori chicken is ready.

Sprinkle little lemon juice and enjoy this with Cilantro chutney . 

Sending this recipe to Lets bake it event and Baked Goodies event . 


  1. But when I tried this it hasn't got cooked properly inside :(

    1. Hi Sri ,

      U have to cook slowly for a longer time , Gen rally i cook up to 45 min - to an hour .
      Hope it works fine for u the next time .