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Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients

Chicken (whole) - 1 ( about 1-1/2 Kg)
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp.
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp.
Ginger paste - 1 tsp.
Garlic paste - 1 tsp.
Green chilli paste - 1 tsp.
Yogurt (curd) - 1/2 cup
Lemon juice - 2 tbsp.
Salt to taste      
Vegetable oil (for basting)

Directions

  1. Thoroughly clean the chicken. Prick it with knife or fork all over and make slits diagonally.
  2. Apply a mixture of red chilli powder, salt and lemon juice all over the body and marinate it for 30-45 minutes.
  3. Churn the yogurt and add ginger, garlic and green chilli paste, garam masala and mix well.
  4. Pour this yogurt mixture over the chicken and toss so that it gets coated well all through, with the paste. Force some mixture in the slits. Marinate it for 6-7 hours.
  5. Brush the chicken with little oil. Then put it in a grill and cook for about 20 minutes (almost cooked). Finally bast the chicken with oil and again roast it until fully cooked.
  6. Serve hot