||Skin the chicken
pieces and make 3-4 deep cuts on each
one of them.
|| Mix yogurt,
tandoori powder, mustard oil and salt
|| Mix the paste
with chicken pieces and let it stand
for at least 6 hours.
|| After marinatingd
is done, arrange pieces in tray, cover
with foil bake at 350 F for 20 minutes.
|| Reduce heat
to 250 F, and then bake and broil alternately
in 30 min. cycles for 2 hrs. Occasionally,
take the tray, out, and rearrange the
chicken pieces before putting them back
in. If there is too much water inside,
drain the water. If the chicken pieces
look too dry, sprinkle some water mixed
with lime juice on them
|| After baking
is done, take the pieces out and brush
off the excess tandoori paste from them.
Put the pieces in an open tray in the
oven for 2-3 minutes( just to get them
look crisp and dry.)
|| You can add
a garnishing of stir-fried onions and
bell-peppers and lime juice on the chicken
before serving. It should be served