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Tandoori Chicken Legs Recipe

Tandoori Chicken Legs Ingredients:

Tandoori Chicken Legs Recipe

  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 3 tbsp. tandoori powder
  • 3 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 1/4 cup thick yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • 2 tsp. each of coriander powder, garam masala, cumin powder
  • 1-2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. oil + additional oil for grilling
  • For serving 3-4 lemons halved and chaat masala

How to make Tandoori Chicken Legs:

  • Prick the chicken legs at several places with the tip of a knife and make cuts in the chicken.
  • Rub the tandoori paste and the ginger garlic paste on the chicken and allow the chicken to marinate, covered in a bowl, in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Stir the remaining ingredients into the yogurt.
  • Add the yogurt mixture to the chicken and mix well. Taste the marinade. It should be well salted and have a distinctive flavor of ginger-garlic. Push the marinade well into the cuts.
  • Let the chicken marinate, covered in the fridge preferably for 10 hrs.
  • Grill for about 35 minutes or until cooked, keep brushing with marinade several times and lastly with oil.
  • During grilling, turn the chicken pieces frequently.

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