Tandoori Chicken

Prep: 15 MINUTES + MARINATION TIME | Cook: 35 MINUTES | Servings: 2-3


1 Whole Chicken, (cut into half)/ चिकन

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste/ अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट

Salt to taste/ नमक स्वादअनुसार

½ tsp Lime juice/ नींबू का रस


Second Marination

1 tbsp Mustard Oil/ सरसों का तेल

2 tbsp Degi Red Chilli Powder/ देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp Shahi jeera, crushed/ शाही जीरा

¼ tsp Cardamom Powder/ इलायची पाउडर

A pinch of Cinnamon  Powder/ दालचीनी पाउडर

½ tsp black pepper powder

½ tsp Coriander Powder / धनिया पाउडर

½ cup Hung Curd/ टेंगा हुआ दही

10 gms Soft Cheese / चीज़

½ tsp Lime juice / नीबू का रस

Salt to taste / नमक स्वादअनुसार

½ tbsp Roasted Gram Flour/  भुना हुआ बेसन



  • Take a whole chicken cut into half,lightly slit the breast and leg part.
  • Marinate the chicken with ginger garlic paste, lime juice and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • In a mixing bowl, add mustard oil, degi red chilli powder, shahi jeera, cardamom powder, a pinch of cinnamon powder, coriander powder and mix well.
  • Add hung curd, soft cheese and mix well. Add lime juice, salt to taste and roasted gram flour and mix them well.
  • Remove the chicken from the refrigerater and marinate with the mixture well and place on tray and rest for 2 hours.
  • Bake it for 35 minutes at 170.