Popcorn Tandoori Chicken

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Popcorn Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 Chicken breasts (2 lbs)
  • Marinade
  • 1.5 cups of Yogurt
  • 1 tsp red Kashmiri Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried Fenugreek also known as Kasuri methi
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1 tsp Black salt
  • 2 tsps of Ginger and Garlic paste
  • And 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • Batter
  • 1/2 cup regular all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Cut the Chicken into small pieces
  2. Prepare the marinade and reserve about 4 tbsps
  3. Marinate the Chicken in the rest of the marinade
  4. Prepare the breading by mixing the reserved tandoori marinade in the dry ingredients one tbsp at a time till it resembles dry breadcrumbs
  5. Dip the marinated Chicken in this and deep fry in hot oil till crispy
https://kravingsfoodadventures.com/popcorn-tandoori-chicken/

Tandoori Chicken

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I love love love Tandoori Chicken. If you make this by slathering chicken with a store bought spice and yogurt, you are not alone, but if you want to try something amazing this recipe is for you. Tandoori is derived from the work Tandoor which is basically a large clay pot that is used to cook food. Coal is lit at the bottom and creates a tunnel of heat to submerge skewers of chicken and meat. Tandoori is basically the kind of marinade used in Chicken, Fish or Shrimp although some people now apply this marinade to Paneer Crab and even Turkey.

 

As with every recipe, everyone has their own secret blend. Mine isn’t such a big secret since I have published the recipe a few times before. I also like to use this recipe to cook the Chicken that finally goes into a Butter Chicken. Recently I made this live on my FB page, here is a link if you missed it –

 

As I write this, it’s already fall, but we had a sudden turn of weather for the better. Instead of the colder fall temps, the sun was out and the day warm. We decided to just grab some food and drinks and get out there for one last hurrah before mother nature realized she screwed up. Top of mind of me was making a batch of Tandoori Chicken, from scratch and with a lot of love to share with my family and friends.

 

Although I have shared this recipe before both on my YouTube channel and my blog, this new and improved video and recipe is amazing – enjoy!

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Chicken drumsticks
  • 1st Marinade
  • Juice of 1/2 a Lime
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp of Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 2nd Marinade
  • 1.5 cups of Yogurt
  • 1 tsp red Kashmiri Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried Fenugreek also known as Kasuri methi
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1 tsp Black salt
  • 2 tsps of Ginger and Garlic paste
  • And 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 cup minced green Chilli & Coriander
  • 1/4 cup Mustard and regular oil for basting

Instructions

  1. Skin the drumsticks and using a sharp knife make slits or gashes in the flesh
  2. Add all the ingredients from the first marinade and leave for at least an hour
  3. Prepare the tandoori marinade by mixing all the ingredients together
  4. Pour this over the marinated chicken and allow this to get right into the slits or gashes
  5. Stuff the minced chilli & coriander into the crevices as well
  6. Marinate overnight
  7. Heat the BBQ to 450 degrees and cook the chicken on both sides basting with a mixture of mustard and regular oil in between
https://kravingsfoodadventures.com/tandoori-chicken/

Tandoori Chicken Roll

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It all started with a traditional picnic basket I inherited from a close friend. I was so determined to use it, yet summers came and went and the picnic basket lay all alone in my basement storage. This year I was determined to use it and make it the star of the show in my photos and videos. With a great picnic basket comes great responsibility and I knew that the sandwiches it carried needed to be amazing! These Tandoori Chicken rolls are packed with flavor and are the perfect size to eat at a picnic.

 

This recipe starts with perfectly grilled Tandoori Chicken and is made into a spread enhanced with fried onions and coriander.

Tandoori Chicken Roll

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless Chicken thigh meat
  • 1.5 cups prepared Tandoori marinade
  • 3- 4 tbsps Sour cream
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsps Fried Onions
  • 3-4 tbsps fresh Coriander

Instructions

  1. Marinate the chicken in the tandoori masala blend overnight
  2. Cook on BBQ till you need a nice color and a bit of char
  3. Chop half the chicken into a small dice and half into slices or strips
  4. In a food processor add the chicken and 2 tbsps or more of sour cream
  5. Process till it’s a rough chunky paste
  6. Scrape the mixture into a bowl add 1 – 2 tbsps sour cream, mix well and add salt to taste
  7. Fold in the chicken cut into small dice
  8. Add the fried onions and coriander
  9. Mix well and spoon onto the buttered dinner rolls and spread
https://kravingsfoodadventures.com/tandoori-chicken-roll/