Tondori Chicken

Tondori Chicken

  1. 8 no: Large Chicken pieces
  2. 11/4 cup: Yogurt
  3. 2 tbs: Lime Juice
  4. ½ quantity: Chopped Onion
  5. 3-4: Dried Red Chillies
  6. 2 tsp: Coriander Seeds
  7. 2 cloves: Crushed Garlic
  8. 1″ piece: Grated Ginger
  9. 1-2: Clove
  10. 2 tsp: Garam Masala
  11. 2 tsp: Chilli powder
  12. Salt to taste


  • Make slits in the flesh of the chicken pieces and rub lime juice and salt over them. Keep aside for half an hour.
  • Grind dried chillies, coriander seeds, ginger, garlic and clove together. Mix the paste with garam masala and chilli powder.
  • Heat a pan and sauté the masala. Add onions and fry. Pour yogurt and stir well. Remove the pan from fire.
  • Arrange chicken pieces in a dish and pour over the yogurt mixture. Refrigerate the marinade overnight or at least for 4-6 hours.
  • Arrange the chicken on a broiler tray cook it in a pre-heated oven for 20-30 minutes or brush oil over the chicken pieces and cook in a gas stove turning over till both sides are done.
  • Keep pouring oil and masala over the chicken pieces in between.