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Pakistani Tandoori Chicken Recipe


  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean the chicken. Prick diagonally it with knife or fork all over.
  • With a mixture of red chilli powder, salt and lemon juice, apply all over the body and marinate it for 30-45 minutes.
  • Churn the yogurt and add ginger, garlic and green chilli paste, garam masala and mix well.
  • Pour this yogurt mixture over the chicken and toss, so that it gets coated well all through, with the paste. Force some mixture in the slits. Again marinate it for 6-7 hours.
  • Brush the chicken with little oil. Then put it in a grill and cook for about 20 minutes (almost cooked). Finally smear the chicken with oil and again roast it until fully cooked.
  • Serve hot with salad and raita.
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