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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Chicken Tandoori

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Category: Poultry, Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 ts Mustard powder
  • 1 Piece ginger root, peeled,
  • -chopped (2")
  • 1/2 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • 1/4 ts Hot chili powder
  • 2 ts Tomato paste
  • 1/3 c Corn oil
  • 2/3 c Plain yogurt
  • 8 Chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • Lemon twists (opt)
  • Lime twists (opt)
  • Fresh parsley sprig (opt)


In a bowl, mix mustard, ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric, lemon juice and
chili powder.

Add tomato paste and oil, a little at a time, mixing well to form a smooth
sauce. Add remaining oil and stir in yogurt. Prick drumsticks several times
with a wooden pick and place in a shallow glass dish. Pour marinade over
drumsticks and turn drumsticks in mixture. Cover and marinate in

Preheat broiler. Arrange drumsticks in a broiler pan and cook 30-35 minutes
or until cooked through, turning and basting frequently to ensure even
browning and cooking. Garnish with lemon and lime twists and parsley sprig,
if desired, and serve hot.

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