Thursday, March 19, 2009

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients:
Chicken drumsticks - 4 pieces
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Chilli powder 2 tbsp
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Lime juice - 1 tbsp
Yogurt ( curd ) - 1 tbsp
Red or orange food color - 1 pinch ( optional )
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste.
Method
  • Remove the skin from the drumsticks and wash the chicken throughly.
  • Mix all the ingredients and make a smooth paste.
  • Prick each chicken drumstick a few times with fork.this helps to absorb the masala.
  • And rub the paste over the chicken pieces evenly.
  • Marinate the chiken atleast 4 to 5 hours.
  • When you are ready to cook, preheat the oven 350 degree.
  • Arrange the Chicken on the foiled tray and place it in the oven to bake for 20 - 25 minutes on one side.
  • Now take out the tray and drain the excess water. ( if any ) and flip the chicken carefully.
  • Then bake them again 20 minutes.
  • Now turn off the oven let the chiken in the oven 5 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the oven,and then transfer the chicken pieces into the serving plate.

  • Garnish with onion rings and lemon.