Indian Tandoori Chicken Punjabi

A great chicken dish prepared with chicken and yogurt with spices. Directly from Punjab kitchen, this makes the perfect food for dinner.

Preparation: 12 hours
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Total time: 12 hours 15 minutes
Quantity: 6 servings
472 calories per serving


  • 5 pounds of skinless chicken pieces
  • 6 tablespoons tandoori masala
  • A cup of yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • Garnish: 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • Garnish: onion rings

How to prepare the Tandoori Chicken:

  1. Gather all the ingredients and start making shallow diagonal slashes within the chicken.
  2. Mix the tandoori masala with the yogurt, garlic paste, vegetable oil, and salt to make a smooth paste.
  3. Smear the paste over the chicken pieces and rub it well into the slashes that made earlier within the chicken.
  4. Put the pieces and marinade into a deep bowl and cover the chicken with it.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 12 to 18 hours.
  6. Heat the grill, put the chicken and quickly sealing in juices on each side, and permit to brown on both sides.
  7. When the chicken becomes browned, reduce heat and cover the grill.
  8. Cook the chicken until it’s tender, and be careful not overcook, or it will dry out.
  9. Sprinkle chaat masala, garnish with onion rings and serve piping hot.
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