Dec 27, 2007

Chicken Tandoori - Using conventional Oven

This is a popular chicken dish for cocktail parties. This recipe can be used for making skewered meat, fish or large unpeeled prawns.We can make it in our home easily using the conventional oven.

Chicken Skinless - 1Kg

For Marinate:
Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Ginger Paste - 1 tsp
Lemon Juice - 8tsp
Chilli Powder - 2tsp
Coriander Powder - 2tsp
Garam Masala - 2tsp
Color Powder - 1/4tsp
Yogurt - 150ml
Butter/Ghee - 1/2 cup


Mix all the above ingredients except butter/ghee ,and apply the mixture evenly on the chicken pieces.Add salt for taste.Marinate for about 1-2 hours.Then apply the butter/ghee over the chicken pieces and place it in coventional oven.Make sure the tray is covered with foil.Do not cook it in open.Preheat oven to maximum, 240 C or 475 F.Cook in an oven for 10 minutes or so, turning over once and cook well on all sides. Chicken is dangerous eaten half cooked. Remove chicken from oven and put it in broil for 5 mins .Now you have to put the chicken in lower part of oven.Foil is not needed bcoz the fire should directly touch the chicken parts.Turn frequently while broiling.Serve hot, garnished with lime slices.


sandhiya said...

it looks yummy

Meera said...

hey, that chicken tandoori looks really delicious.

Dhivya said...

Hi sandhya and meera thanks for visiting

Roopa said...

Hi dhivya, i was going through your older recipes, these look very nice:) the tandoori chicken looks too good:)
I also liked the Pumpkin halwa, that orangish-red color is too good!

Anonymous said...

I looked into all other recipes . Its really great. Especially I liked the preparation of colostrum in US :). I wanted to try this Tandoori chicken , which looks yummy. Can you please explain when you mean broil, what exactly it is . Because I am new to conventional oven here. Thank you.