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20 November 2011


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Recipe source: Suja -Kitchen corner Try it
You can find the original recipe here

  1. Chicken leg/thigh pieces-4 nos
  2. Oil-4 tsp
First marinade
  1. Kashmiri chili powder-3/4 tsp
  2. Ginger garlic paste-1 1/2 tsp
  3. Lime juice-1/2 tsp
  4. Salt to taste  
Second marinade
  1. Gram flour-3 tsp
  2. Ajwain seeds/carom seeds-1 pinch
  3. Cloves-3 nos
  4. Cinnamon stick-1`" piece
  5. Cardamom- 3 nos
  6. Nutmeg- 1 pinch
  7. Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
  8. Kashmiri chili powder- 2tsp
  9. Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Mustard powder-3/4 tsp
  11. Kasoori methi-1/3 tsp
  12. Yogurt-1/2 to 3/4 cup


  • Combine all the ingredients for first marinade and keep aside.
  • Make 3 to 4  deep slashes( to the bone ) on the chicken leg/thigh pieces and apply the first marinade and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
  • Meanwhile to prepare the second marinade ,heat 2 tsp oil in a pan,reduce the flame to low and add gram flour and  ajwain seeds.Roast for a minute or until it is fragrant.(Make sure you stir this continuously while roasting ,or else it might get burnt).Switch off the stove and allow it to cool.
  • Dry roast cloves,cinnamon,cardamom and fennel seeds until fragrant and grind to form a fine powder.
  • Combine the roasted gram flour and  masala powder with the rest of the ingredients for the second marinade.
  • Apply this marinade on to the chicken pieces and refrigerate for at least 5 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450 deg F and place the chicken pieces on a greased baking tray.
  • Bake for 10 minutes and turn over and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Now reduce the heat to 250 deg F  and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes.



  1. delicious dear..U have made it perfectly..Love to make this..

    Do visit my blog too

  2. My daughter and I both love tandoori chicken. When we were in India we used to go practically every Sunday to the Bukara restaurant where they made the best tandoori...yours is better though!

  3. i love this mouthwatering tandoori chicken...nice clicks...

  4. wow......drooling here...............superb clicks..

  5. Ingane kothipikkalle...Adipoli..Beautiful clicks too dear.

  6. Adipoli recipe and the clicks..jus had this yesterday

  7. Sure better than the restaurant ones..looks so temptiong

  8. This looks terrific. The pulao, raita and the tandoori...I want them all! Especially the delicious tandoori-YUM!!

  9. Nicely presented and so yummy!


  10. droooling!!!! can i use this in a barbeque?

  11. Absolutely mouthwatering!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  12. Seriously u r killing me with ur fabulous clicks,highly inviting.

  13. Thank you all for you lovely comment!!!Thank you!!Hugs!!

    @Manju - i am not sure if you use this in a BBQ..ill try it soon and let you know..

  14. Such an inviting dish & the presentation is super awesome.......love the clicks.

  15. This looks absolutely delicious..drool drool drool..
    look so inviting and what a delicious spread..lovely clicks
    thanks for trying dear, hugs!

  16. Tandoori chicken may be my all time favourite food. Love the colour of it, looks delectable!

    indu@ indugetscooking.blogspot.com

  17. This looks amazing - tender and delicious!


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