Easy Tandoori Chicken on the Stovetop

Updated on July 12, 2020
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Tandoori Chicken Without the Tandoor

Tandoori chicken originated on the Indian subcontinent and has since become popular all over the world. It is made by marinating chicken in yogurt and spices and then roasting it in a tandoor (a cylindrical clay oven). In this recipe, however, we will prepare the dish on the stovetop.

Cook Time

Prep time: 40 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 55 min
Yields: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 250 grams chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt (thick curd)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon tandoori chicken masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, or to taste
  • 40 grams butter, for roasting

Instructions

  1. Wash the chicken pieces and make a few deep slits in each piece. Place the chicken in a large shallow bowl (make sure to remove the skin from the chicken).
  2. In a large bowl, add the chicken, Greek yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, tandoori chicken masala (if you don’t have chicken masala, add cumin powder and coriander powder instead) and garam masala powder.
  3. Mix well. Taste and add salt and chillies if needed.
  4. Cover and keep it in the refrigerator for 40 minutes to marinate.
  5. After the chicken has marinated, place a pan on the stovetop and add butter. When the butter starts melting, add the marinated chicken and stir occasionally over medium heat.
  6. Cover the pan with lid and roast until it starts getting juicy and changes its colour. Remove from heat.
  7. Just before serving, add the lemon juice.

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In a bowl, add chicken, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste and all of the dry spices.Marinated chickenIn a pan, add butter. When it starts melting, add the marinated chicken and stir well.
In a bowl, add chicken, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste and all of the dry spices.
In a bowl, add chicken, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste and all of the dry spices.
Marinated chicken
Marinated chicken
In a pan, add butter. When it starts melting, add the marinated chicken and stir well.
In a pan, add butter. When it starts melting, add the marinated chicken and stir well.
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    • lizmalay profile image

      Liza 

      4 weeks ago from USA

      My husband loves tandoori chicken. Perhaps I can try this recipe and making it at home. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    • Ankesh494 profile image

      Ankesh Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Kuala Lumpur

      Amazing alternative to cook Tandoori chicken.. Thanks!

    • Sharma supriya profile imageAUTHOR

      Supriyasharma 

      4 weeks ago from Malaysia

      Thanku.....@ Danny for your comment.

    • Danny Fernandes profile image

      Danny 

      4 weeks ago from India

      A different perspective on Tandoori chicken. Nice presented Supriya.

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