the chicken pieces and make 3-4 deep cuts on each one of
Mix yogurt, tandoori powder,
mustard oil and salt as required.
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
You can add a garnishing of
stir-fried onions and bell-peppers and lime juice on the chicken before serving.
It should be served hot.