Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Tandoori chicken is a popular Indian dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices. Today Thanks giving is celebrated throughout US and it’s a tradition to cook roasted turkey on this occasion. I decided to roast chicken instead of turkey.

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

A bit about Thanksgiving :) . Thanksgiving is a holiday in the USA and Canada when people give thanks. It is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November in the USA and on the second Monday of October in Canada.The Thanksgiving holiday is a four-day holiday over the weekend. Families and friends usually eat a special meal together (usually with a turkey as the main dish). This meal also usually includes mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, several casseroles, and stuffing.

Ingredients                                                          Chicken Tandoori Recipe

3 pound whole chicken with skin

For marination

In a bowl mix all the below ingredients

1 packet of shah tandoori masala

1 cup yoghurt

3 tbsp ginger garlic paste

1 tbsp red chilli powder

2 tsp garam masala

Salt as per taste

For Gravy

2 cup peas

3 tbsp yoghurt

Dry roast the below ingredients and make into a paste:

½ cup Red Chilli Powder

¼ cup Coriander Seeds

1 tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds

2 tbsp Dry Coconut. Shredded (unsweetened variety)

1 tsp Sesame Seeds

1 tsp Black Peppercorns

¼ inch Cinnamon Stick

2-3 Cloves

¼ tsp Fennel Seeds

½ medium Onion, thinly sliced

2-3 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced

¼ cup Coriander Leaves, patted dry and finely chopped

½ cup fresh shredded coconut  Chicken Tandoori Recipe

2 tomatoes chopped

½ tbsp Oil

Vegetables

1 sliced onion

½ cup cherry tomatoes

1 cup broccoli

 

 

 

 

 

Method

In pan heat oil, add the pasted ingredients and yoghurt. Let it cook  for 10 mins. Add the peas and cook for 10 mins. Keep it aside.

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Stuff the chicken with peas gravy.

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Marinate the outer cover with marination.

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Preheat the oven at 375 degrees.

Wrap an oven safe plate with silver foil.

Add the veggies and place  marinated and stuffed chicken on top of it.

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Roast it for 1.30 minutes. Broil for last 15 mins.

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Serve it hot with pulao J

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

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Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

Chicken Tandoori Recipe

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