Tandoori Marinade


Tandoori chicken is a chicken dish prepared by roasting chicken marinated in yogurt and spices in a tandoor, a cylindrical clay oven. The dish originated from the Indian subcontinent and is popular in many other parts of the world.


  • 1kg skinless chicken whole/pieces
  • ½ cup plain yoghurt
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • 2tsp lemon Juice
  • 2tsp vinegar
  • 2tsp cooking oil
  • 2tsp Kumari’s Tandoori Masala Mix
  • Ghee for basting
  • Salt to taste


  1. Blend the garlic, vinegar, cooking oil, yoghurt, Kumari’s Tandoori Masala mix and salt to a fine paste.
  2. Make deep scores on the chicken and marinate it in the lemon juice for 15 minutes.
  3. Apply the blended paste all over the chicken and let it marinate for 2 or 3 hours.
  4. Grill/Roast in hot griller/oven for 30-40 minutes, basting with Ghee from time to time until the chicken is tender.
  5. Once ready, serve immediately with wedges of lemon and naan bread.