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Bairaha BBQ Tandoori Chicken


  • Bairaha Chicken Legs (6 pieces)
  • Plain yogurt or curd (3 tbsps.)
  • Coriander powder (1/2 tbsp.)
  • Cumin seeds (1 tbsp.)
  • Black pepper (1 tbsp.)
  • Chilli powder (1/2 tbsp.)
  • Lemon juice (1/2 cup)
  • White vinegar (3 tbsps.)
  • Oil (1/2 cup)
  • Ginger – finely chopped (10g)
  • Garlic – finely chopped (15g)
  • Tandoori food colouring or any other permitted red or yellow food colouring  (1 – 2 drops)


  • Make small cuts on Chicken Legs and set aside for marinating
  • Add all the ingredients into a large mixing bowl (except for the Chicken and the food colouring) and stir until well blended
  • Next, add in the Chicken and food colouring, mixing with a spoon or with your hands to ensure that all ingredients are evenly distributed along the Chicken
  • Refrigerate overnight
  • To cook, remove this marinade from the refrigerator and set aside 30 minutes prior to doing so
  • Over a Barbecue grill or in an oven (preheat to 250°C) cook for 1 hour approximately, turning sides every now and then to ensure that Chicken is cooked evenly
  • Enjoy warm, with any sauce of your choice!