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Tandoori Chicken


Ingredients :-

First Marinade:

Chicken Drumsticks - 8 nos
Sesame Seeds Oil / Mustard Oil -2 tbsp
Milk-4 tbsp

Second Marinade:

Yogurt-3 tbsp
Red chilly Powder-2 tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste-2 tbsp
Garam Masal Powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Ajinomoto - 1/2 tsp
Food color- 1 pinch
Salt to taste


Clean the chicken.
Make 3 to 4  slits in the fleshy part of the chicken legs till close to the bones.Place the chicken in a big bowl.
004Now add oil rub the chicken with hands nicely  and add  milk rub the chicken on all sides using your hand into the slits and soak it with milk.Keep it aside for 10 to 20 minutes.

After 2o minutes throne the milk.
In a small plate,add yogurt,food color,red chilli powder,ajinomoto,turmeric powder,giner garlic paste and salt mix well.

Now apply this mixture over the chicken and rub it into the slit turning the chicken several times and cover and leave it  for 1 hour.

After one hour leave it in refrigerator for overnight.Remove the chicken from refrigerator at least 1 hour before cooking.

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Place an aluminum foil on a baking tray,spray oil or brush with oil and place the marinated chicken pieces and bake for 10 minutes.
Now take out the tray carefully ,turn over and spray oil and return to oven and bake again for 10 minutes.Again  tune over into other side, until the chicken is fully cooked and the juices run clear,when a pieces is pierced bear the bone with a knife. ( Don't roast too much it became very hard )


When its done remove from oven.Serve hot with onions rings and lemon wedge and enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!



What beautiful color on chicken. What kind of chilli do you use.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

thts a flavorful tandoori chicken...looks wonderful


Looks delicious and nice color


delicious chicken and colour


hi Nisha i use home made chilli powder.


picture perfect explanations..very well done..thanks for stopping by..


I appreciate ur patience..wonderful step pictures and the chicken looks too good.


So tempting and yummy!


Hamaree Rasoi

Hi Dear

Just to inform that I am back from my vacation. Thanks a lot for sharing with me such a wonderful tandoori chicken. Looks delicious.

Hamaree Rasoi


Looks yummy....


OMG! your step by step pics are just awesome. delectable chicken .

Dr.Sameena Prathap

Hey Divs,

Love the prepara dear...:)Love tandooriiiiiiiiiiii...:)



Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover)

The ingredients sound simple, I must try this one day, I love Tandoori with Naan. Yummy !Thanks for sharing.


Divya u r just killing me with ur tempting clicks, just drooling here..

Cooking Gallery

My most favourite Indian dish...!! Yum! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)!


well presented method of cooking the Tandoori Chicken

Sarah Naveen

so perfect and yummy!!!

nature for good

wow i tell u it yummms

nature for good

it looks good will try it and yess thanxs so much for sharing this recipe finally i got the recipe for it

nature for good

loved it and will try it thanx so much for the recipes i and my mom are thankful to u

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