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Nizami Hyderabadi Tandoori Chicken Recipe

Nizami Hyderabadi Tandoori Chicken is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 kg - Chicken, cubed (can use Chicken legs)
  • 1 cup - Curd
  • 3 tsp - Cream
  • 1/2 cup - Corn flour
  • 1 tsp - Maida
  • 3 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 2 tsp - Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup - Lime juice
  • A pinch of red food colour
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper powder
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Nizami Hyderabadi Tandoori Chicken:

    1. Marinate chicken (make slits on chicken) with ginger garlic paste, lime juice and vinegar. Keep aside for 30 mins.
    2. Meanwhile, take a bowl, add curd, corn flour, maida, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, food colour and salt. Mix well to make a thick paste.
    3. Strain this paste into a pan through a strainer.
    4. Add the marinated chicken and 2 cups of water. Boil the chicken without covering pan till the chicken absorbs all the juices and is cooked partially.
    5. Now let the chicken cool for 5-10 mins.
    6. Heat oil in a kadai, add 2-3 pieces of this juicy chicken to the oil and fry till red, crisp and golden.
    7. Remove and place on a tissue so that all the oil drains out.
    8. Sprinkle 1 tsp red chilli powder, black pepper powder, lots of coriander leaves and garam masala powder on the chicken. Serve hot, garnished with onions slices and lime wedges.


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