Are you looking for a sumptuous summer recipe that you and your family will love, then this Tandoori chicken is the one you are looking for. 

Middle-Eastern Style Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken is a great recipe from India, but that has been prepared in the Middle Eastern style. Discover this simple recipe and enjoy an authentic and delicious recipe.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course chicken
Cuisine middle eastern
Servings 5 people
Calories 112 kcal


  • 2 Pounds of chicken thighs
  • For the tandoori mix:
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of curry seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of crushed red pepper
  • A tablespoon and a half of dried coriander
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of fennel
  • 1 sprinkle of ginger
  • 1 pinch of garlic powder
  • 1 pinch of onion powder
  • 1 pinch of finely ground cumin
  • 1 Pinch of red colored dot or spoon beet powder
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
  • 1 cup of yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of molasses or tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt


  • Wash the chicken well, rub it with vinegar and tahini, and set it aside in a colander
  • Let's start with the tandoori mix
  • Stir the spices over a low heat until they are well roasted, and then leave them aside for 5 minutes
  • Take about 3 and a half tablespoons of the spice mixture and add it to the yogurt, tomato molasses and olive oil
  • Mix these ingredients well
  • Put the chicken thighs in an oven tray
  • Grease the chicken thighs with the tandoori marinade that you have prepared
  • Leave the chicken to soak in the tandoori seasoning for about 6 hours and put it in the fridge
  • After the required time has passed, we put the chicken thighs marinated in tandoori in the oven on a high heat and cook them until they are well cooked for about 5 minutes per side
  • In the last 10 minutes, we turn on the oven from the top to get the beautiful reddish color of the chicken
  • Serve and enjoy your dish!


Sugar: 1gFiber: 2gCalories: 112kcalSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 2gProtein: 10gCarbohydrates: 11g
Keyword chicken
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