Tandoori Chicken Legs

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Total Time:
11 hours 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 12 chicken drumsticks, without skin
  • 3 tbsps - tandoori paste or tandoori powder
  • 3 tsps - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1.25 cup - thick yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsps - each of coriander powder, garam masala, cumin powder
  • 1-2 tbsps - lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1 tbsp oil + additional oil for grilling
  • 3-4 lemons - halved
  • chaat masala - for serving

How to Make Tandoori Chicken Legs

  • Pierce the chicken legs at several places with a fork or the tip of a knife. Rub the tandoori paste and the ginger-garlic paste on the chicken and marinate, covered in a bowl in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Stir the remaining ingredients into the yogurt.
  • Add the yogurt mixture to the chicken and mix well ensuring it coats the pieces thoroughly.
  • Marinate in the fridge for at least for 10 hours.
  • Grill for about 20-25 mins or until cooked, brushing with marinade several times, and finally with oil.
  • During grilling, turn the chicken pieces frequently.
  • Squeeze lemon juice and sprinkle chaat masala over the grilled chicken.