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Tandoori Chicken
2 inch piece fresh ginger root,  peeled, grated
4 Cloves garlic, peeled, minced
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp Salt
1 cup Plain yogurt
4 lbs chicken , in serving pieces
2 tbsp Vegegatlbe oil
1/2 tspTurmeric


1. Combine grated ginger, garlic, cumin seed, cayenne pepper, salt and yogurt.

2. Put the chicken pieces in a foil-lined baking pan, pour over the yogurt mixture, and use your hands to coat the meat completely.

3.  Leave the chicken to marinate for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight. Heat the oven to 350 F. Dribble the oil over the chicken in the baking pan,and sprinkle the chicken with turmeric. Place the pan in the oven and bakefor about 1 hour, basting frequently with the oil and yogurt marinade at the bottom of the pan. Serve with hot bread.

Preparation Time: Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: India
Submitted by:
Baovan Truong
United States
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