Simple Chicken Tandoori Recipe

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  • 250g Natural yoghurt

  • 6 Chicken Pieces, your choice

  • Fresh Coriander

  • 1 tablespoon Cumin

  • Salt and pepper

  • 2-4 teaspoons chilli powder

  • Water

  • 1/2 tablespoon Garam masala

  • Pinch of Garlic powder

Tandoori Chicken


The Marinade part

First of all we need to marinade the chicken pieces. Find a large bowl and add the yoghurt 3/4 Cup of water, chilli powder, garam masala, chopped coriander and the cumin.

Stab the chicken with a fork to make loads of holes in it and the put these pieces into the bowl of yoghurt and herbs.

It needs to be covered and left now for as long as possible in the fridge. 4 Hours minumum should be ok although some people say six.

The cooking part

So get your grill or BBQ nice and hot and put the chicken piece on the rack with a tiny blob of butter one each. Make sure the chicken is hot beofer you serve, 10 - 20 minutes depending on the size of the chicken

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