How to make chicken tandoori

Chicken tandoori is favourite dish for all. Ingredients used to prepare tandoori added an advantage to its taste especially yogurt used to marinate the chicken makes your dish soft with delicious taste. It is easy and spicy recipe preferred by all. Let us learn how to make chicken tandoori at home.


  • Chicken legs (big in size) – 4
  • Ginger and garlic paste- 3 spoons
  • Red chilli powder- 1 spoon
  • Turmeric powder- pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander powder- 1 spoon
  • Cumin powder- ½ spoon
  • Garam masala- ½ spoon
  • Lemon juice- 2 spoons
  • Curd ½ cup
  • Coriander leaves chopped- 1 cup
  • Onions- ½ cup


Step 1: Clean chicken leg pieces thoroughly.

Step 2: Take a long bottomed vessel, add curd, lemon juice, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix it well.

Step 3: Add coriander powder, ginger and garlic paste, cumin seeds powder and mix it well.

Step 4: Add pinch of food color and mix it again.

Step 5: Now cut chicken legs slightly into long halves and drop into mixture.

Step 6: keep 2hrs aside to marinate chicken.

Step 7: Later cook chicken in oven at 200 degrees centigrade.

Step 8: Take it out and sprinkle garam masala.

Step 9: Serve chicken thandoori on plate along with onions and coriander leaves.

Enjoy the taste of yummy chicken tandoori!!