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Tandoori Chicken


Chicken pieces-2 pounds

Yoghurt-1 ¼ cups

Onion, finely chopped-½

Lemon Juice-1 tablespoon

Ginger, grated-1 teaspoon

Garlic, minced-1 clove

Garam masala-2 teaspoons

Cilantro, chopped-2 teaspoons

Cayenne pepper( also known as red hot chili pepper)-1 teaspoon

Yellow & red food color-1 teaspoon each

Lemon wedges-4


Remove the skin from the chicken and make lengthwise slits in the pieces.
Sprinkle the chicken with lemon juice and salt and stand for 20 minutes.
In a bowl, mix onion, yoghurt, ginger, garlic, garam masala and cayenne powder. Finally add the food color and mix well.
Pour the mixture on the chicken and cover with cling wrap.
Refrigerate for 6 to 24 hours.
Heat an grill to medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
Cook the chicken on the grill till juices are clear.
Garnish with coriander and lemon.