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Tandoori Marinade

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Category: Indian, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • Stephen Ceideburg
  • 2 c Nonfat yogurt
  • 1/4 c Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tb Minced peeled ginger root
  • 3 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Jalapeno or other hot
  • -chilies, seeded and minced
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 ts Paprika
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1 ts Turmeric
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 ts Ground cardamom


In India, meat that has been marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices is
roasted in a giant urn-shaped clay oven called a tandoor. Use this marinade
with poultry, lamb or seafood

Drain yogurt in a cheesecloth lined colander in the refrig- erator for 2
hours. Reserve the liquid for another use (baking or sauces).

Place the drained yogurt in a bowl and stir in the remaining ingredients.
Discard bay leaves before cooking.

Makes 1 3/4 cups.

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