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Delicious Tandoori Chicken At Delhi Brasserie

As a meat chicken has been showcased in Babylonian carvings from around 600 BC, it is one 0f the most common meat available in the Middle Ages. Now I will explain about tandoori chicken – which is the favorite dish of everyone in this world.

Tandoori chicken is more prevalent from the Indian subcontinent where this dish is popular in south asia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, middle east and western world. This chicken is originated form Punjab before the independence of India and Pakistan.” In India, tandoori cooking was traditionally associated with the Punjab and became popular in the mainstream after the 1947 partition when West Punjabis resettled in places such as Delhi”

Now I will explain about the making of tandoori chicken which is prepared by Delhi brasserie which is the best Indian restaurant near Harold Pinter theatre London.


chicken icon Boneless Chicken – 4 Pcs

chicken icon Oil To Baste

For The Marination

chicken icon Red chilli paste – 4 tsp

chicken icon Ginger garlic paste – 3 tsp

chicken icon Chaat Masala – 2 tsp

chicken icon Tandoori Masala – 1 ½ tsp

chicken icon Oil – 1 tsp

chicken icon Curd – 3 tsp

chicken icon Salt – As per required

chicken icon Lemon Juice – ½ Lemon

For The Tandoori Masala

chicken icon Cardommon Sticks – 2

chicken icon Cinnamon – 2 Sticks

chicken icon Black peppercorns – 1 tsp

chicken icon Green cardamom – 5

chicken icon Brown cardamom – 3

chicken icon Coriander seeds – 2 tsp

chicken icon Cumin seeds – 2 tsp

chicken icon Cloves – 3

chicken icon Bay leaf – 1

chicken icon Turmeric Powder – 3/4 tsp

Ingredients For Mint Chutney

chicken icon Coriander Leaves / Cilantro – 1 cup chopped

chicken icon Mint Leaves – 1 cup

chicken icon Green Chilli – 2 to 3

chicken icon Garlic – 2 cloves

chicken icon Salt to taste

chicken icon Sugar – 1 tsp

chicken icon Lemon Juice – 1 tblspn

chicken icon Curd / Yogurt – 3 tblspn

Preparation Of Tandoori Masala

  • In a dry pan roast cinnamon, peppercorns, green cardamom, brown cardamom, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cloves, bay leaf and turmeric powder.
  • Keep it aside and set as cool for few min
  • Now grind it -> Tandoori masala is ready
  • The Tandoori masala is very important because it adds the flavors to the chicken hence make sure all the items are added in a proper mixture when you are preparing the Tandoori masala powder.

Preparation Of Tandoori Chicken

  • Wash the chicken pieces and wipe it with the disposable tissues
  • Make a slit in the chicken and keep it aside
  • Take a bowl -> Add ginger and garlic paste – > Add red chilli paste -> Add chaat masala-> Tandoori Masala – Add oil -> Add curd ->Add salt-> Finally add the lemon juice
  • Mix it well and make it like a paste
  • Dip each piece in the masala and keep it aside
  • Make sure that all the pieces are well coated with the above masala
  • Now store it in the fridge for about 4 hours or over night
  • At the time of marination you can prepare the grill process (Pre heat the grill to medium high heat)
  • Once the grill is ready spray few oils on the grill so that the chicken will not stick with the grill
  • Place each chicken piece in the grill and close the lid and allow the chicken pieces to cool for 5 min
  • After 5 min flip the chicken and again close the lid and allow it to cook for few more mins
  • The same process will be repeated again and again for 20 min till the chicken gets completely cooked
  • Remove the chicken very carefully from the grill and place it in the plate
  • If you are preparing it in the oven the temperature needs to be around 250-300 degrees C for making tandoori chicken

Preparation Of Mint Chutney

  • Take all the ingredients in the plate and recheck whether you are having all ingredients in the plate
  • Now shift the ingredients into the blender -> Add some water
  • Finally the mint chutney is ready
  • Pour the mint chutney in the bowl and serve it in with tandoori chicken

Yummy and tasty Tandoori chicken will be served with mint chutney and sauce. To taste this tandoori chicken you can just walk-in to our Delhi Brasserie – The Best Indian restaurant near university college London.

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