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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken
Prep Time
10 Hours
Cook Time

30 Mins

Tandoori Chicken - The chicken delicacy of Moti Mahal restaurant of Peshawar, Pakistan is popular all over the world. Enjoy this mildly hot recipe of tandoori chicken, tenderized with unripe papaya. You can also deep fry the chicken and steam later, if you don't have a oven.
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  • Small chicken (with the skin removed) 1
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Grind Together:
  • Cloves of garlic 3
  • Unripe papaya 1" piece
  • Ginger 1/2" piece
  • Green cardamoms 4
  • Peppercorns 4
  • Chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Nutmeg a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • For Tandoor Spice:
  • Well-beaten curd 1 cup
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp
  • Vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Salad oil 1/2 tbsp
  • Red food color drops 2-3
  • Kashmiri chillies (ground) 2
  • Salt to taste

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Cooking Directions

  1. Apply ground spice to the chicken and keep it for ten hours in the refrigerator.

  2. Remove and apply the tandoor spice evenly inside and out and bake it in an oven or tandoor (clay oven) for 1/2 an hour.

  3. When chicken is tender, remove and serve hot.

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Comments posted by users for Tandoori Chicken recipe:

  1. please can any tell me to how to cook (KAATIYA WARI CHOLAY)i tried too mane sites but i didnt find the recipe... please someone tell me the recipe.With Best Regards.Israr ahmed Khan

    on Aug 23 2011 9:49AM Report Abuse ISRAR AHMED
  2. hmmmmm......... nice recipe

    on Apr 20 2011 8:20PM Report Abuse REEDA GHAZI
  3. very good recipe thank you for showing

    on Apr 20 2011 5:20PM Report Abuse SYED

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