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tandoori chicken recipe

Tandoori Chicken without Oven

Course Appetizer, starter
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 1kcal


  • 500 gms chicken
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin and coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp tandoori / garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp mint,green chilli, coriander paste
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ginger & garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


Chicken marination

  • Take a bowl to add the chicken pieces now start dropping all the masala powders like chilli powder, cumin, coriander, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, salt, mix well.
  • Now start adding all the pastes like coriander, mint, green chilli paste. and now add the ginger garlic paste and curd to the chicken finally add some olive oil  to the marination masala 
  • Now mix all the ingredients well and  let the marination rest at least for 20minutes 

Cooking Tandoori Chicken

  • Heat the pan with a spoon of oil and now add the marinated chicken now let it cook for at least 5min and now add 1 cup full water and close the lid and let the chicken cook.
  • After 10mins of cooking check once the water gets evaporated and check the chicken cooks well.
  • Now place the chicken pieces on the gas grill and cook it in a low flame to get the smoky and tandoori touch to the chicken. Heat the chicken evenly from all the sides  on the gas grill
  • And tandoori will be ready to serve you can give an onion tomato lemon salad as a combo or a green chutney depends on the taste. Sprinkling lemon juice on the chicken before serving will add more taste to the chicken.