Tandoori Chicken II

Tandoori Chicken II

A paste made from a combination of spices and dried peppers is the secret to this spicy grilled chicken recipe. No long marinating time is required, the chicken can be prepared in the time it takes to get the coals hot.

Serves 4

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes

Calories: 251.66
Total Fat: 5.79 g
Total Carbohydrate: 0.72 g
Protein: 49.17 g


1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 tablespoons water
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

  1. In a medium bowl, combine curry powder, red pepper flakes, salt, ginger, paprika, cinnamon, and turmeric with water to form a smooth paste.

  2. Rub paste into chicken breasts. Place meat in bowl, cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

  4. Brush oil over grate, and place chicken over hot coals. Grill chicken 5 minute, turning once, or until juices run clear when pricked with a fork.

B-man :wink:

hi u have posted a wrong recipie for tandoori chicken the original recipie is
Ingredients: 1 full chicken

For the masala
4 cloves
cinnamon to taste
nutmeg to taste
4 cardamoms
1 pinch of dry ginger
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/2 tsp carrom seeds
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp curd
1/2 tsp papaya paste
1 tsp oil
2 drops of white vinegar
1 pinch of red chilli powder
1 tsp salt
chaat masala and lemon juice to taste

Method: For the masala, grind the cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, dry ginger, cumin seeds, coriander powder, fenugreek seeds, carrom seeds and black pepper together to a fine powder.

Then add garlic paste, ginger paste, curd, papaya paste, oil, white vinegar, red chilli powder, pepper powder, and salt. Mix it well. The masala is ready.

For the main preparation, clean the chicken and cut it into desired pieces.

Coat the prepared masala on all sides of the chicken. Mount the chicken on the skewer rod and place it in the tandoor for about 2 minutes till it is half done.

Now take the chicken out and cook it on the grill. Brush the chicken with oil and cook till it is done. Tandoori Chicken is ready to eat. Sprinkle chaat masala and lemon juice on top and serve hot.

the main marination of this chicken is done with curd,garam masala and gingergarlic paste u can also add edible red colour…

In my grocery store they sell in the spice isle a spice called garam masala which has all the ingredients you need to make Tandoori Chicken it makes it quicker and easier to prepare.