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Tandoori Chicken Oven Baked
Prep Time
8 hrs
Cook Time
1 hr

Tandoori chicken oven baked is a delicious appetizer main course with chicken marinated in yogurt and spices,baked and broiled to perfection

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: baked chicken, Charred Tandoori chicken, Oven baked Tanoori chicken, Shaan s Tandoori masala, Tandoori chicken
For marinade
  • 12 Chicken drumsticks
  • 1 packet Tandoori  Masala (Shaan brand
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 5 tbsp plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilly powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 big lemon (juice squeezed)
  • ¼ tsp salt ( optional)
For garnish
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 raw onions and lemon for garnish
  1. Make a paste of all ingredients mentioned in the 'for marinade' section.

  2. Wash the chicken and make few slits halfway.

  3. Apply marinade all over the chicken and arrange it in a baking tray.

  4. Cover a baking tray with an aluminum foil and refrigerate for about 8 to 10 hours.

  5. Preheat the oven to 470 deg F.Spray oil on the chicken.

  6. Cover the baking tray with foil on and with tiny holes pricked on the sheet with a fork

  7. Bake for about 20 minutes on the top rack.

  8. Turn over the chicken and drain any excess water that is released while baking.

  9. Now remove the foil and bake open  for another 20 minutes.

  10. Drain any excess water if any, while baking.

  11. Sprinkle chaat masala on the chicken and spray oil.

  12. Return chicken with the baking tray into the oven.

  13. Set on broil for 5 to 7 minutes or until the chicken is browned.

  14. Garnish with raw onions and lemon.

  15. Tandoori chicken is ready, serve with chutney, yogurt, bread  (naan) or rice.