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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken Recipe
  • 1 fresh hot red chilli, deseeded & roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 6 tbsp natural yogurt
  • 4 skinned chicken portions
  • Salt to season
Recipe category:Chicken
  1. Put the whole spices & garam masala into a blender and grind for 30 seconds before adding the chilli, garlic, ginger and lemon juice. Grind to a paste
  2. Transfer the spice paste to a shallow dish. Add the yogurt, ½ tsp salt and stir well to mix. Set aside.
  3. Score the flesh of the chicken deeply. Put the chicken in a single layer in the dish then spoon over the marinade over the chicken and brush it into the cuts. Cover and marinade in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or preferably overnight
  4. Put the chicken on a griddle or barbecue. Cook, turning often, for 30 minutes or until the juices run clear when pierced with a skewer or fork. Serve hot with a sauce made from yogurt & fresh mint
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