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Tandoori Murgh Recipe

Tandoori Murgh Recipe


  • Chicken, broiler 500 gm

For the marinade:

  • Yoghurt (dahi) 1/2 cup / 90 gm
  • Cumin (jeera) powder 1 tsp / 11/2 gm
  • Garam masala 2 tsp / 4 gm
  • Ginger (adrak) paste 5 tsp / 30 gm
  • Lemon (nimbu) juice 2 tbsp / 30 ml
  • Vegetable oil 31/2 tbsp / 52 ml
  • Red chilli paste 1 tsp / 5 gm
  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon (nimbu), cut into wedges 1
  • Onion, cut into rings 1


  • Clean the chicken, remove the skin and make 3 incisions each on the breasts, thighs, and legs.
  • Whisk the yoghurt in a large bowl, add all the ingredients for the marinade.
  • Add the chicken and coat well. Keep aside to marinate for 3-4 hours. Preheat the tandoor or oven to 175ºC. skewer the chicken, leaving 4 cm gap between each piece.
  • Keep a tray underneath to collect the drippings. If one is using a tandoor, take the chicken out from the tandoor when nearly half ready for about 10 minutes and then put it back in the tandoor till the chicken is done.
  • If cooking in the oven then there is no need to take the chicken out. Serve hot garnished with lemon and onion.

Preparation Time: 3-4 hours
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serves: 4