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Tandoori Chicken with Yellow Rice

Updated: Jan 15, 2019

Tandoori chicken with yellow rice.

Here is what you'll need!

For Tandoori Chicken :

Chicken thighs 1/2 kg

Plain yogurt 2 tbsp

Garlic paste 1 tsp

Onion paste 1 tbsp

Ginger paste 1 tsp

Red chili powder 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Garam masala 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Lime juice 1 tbsp

For smoke 1 piece of hot charcoal + 1 tbsp ghee

For Yellow Rice:

Cooking oil Butter 2 tbsp

Onion 1/4 cup

Green chili 4 pcs

Green bell pepper 1/4 cup

Red bell pepper 1/4 cup

Cumin powder 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1 tsp

Chicken Stock 3 cups

Soaked basmati rice 2 cups

Enjoy :)


1. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, garlic paste, ginger paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt and lime juice. Mix until smooth.

2. Add chicken thighs to the bowl and spread yogurt mixture over chicken.

3. Take a piece of coal (about 3 inches big) and hold it over a gas flame with the help of tongs. The coal will begin to turn red hot and grey in about 5 minutes. Place the hot coal inside a steel cup and return it to the chicken mixture. Pour a spoon of ghee on the coal and cover for 5 min.

4. Remove the coal and marinade the chicken for 1 hr.

5. Cook chicken on grill until no longer pink and juices run clear.

For yellow rice:

1. Heat 1 table spoon of cooking oil and butter in a pan.

2. Add onion 1/2 cup, green chili red, green and yellow bell pepper. And saute until the onions are translucent.

3. Add cumin powder, turmeric , salt and stir fry for few minutes.

4. Add 2 cups of soaked basmati rice and 1 table spoon of tomato paste. stir until well mixed in

5. Pour chicken broth and raise heat to medium-high. Bring the mix to a boil then turn the heat to low and cover the pan with a lid.

6. Cook until the broth is totally absorbed.

7. Remove from heat and add cilantro, and fluff with a fork.

8. Enjoy !


1 Comment

Hassan K
Hassan K
Nov 30, 2018

wonderful recipe , keep it up guys

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