Chicken pieces marinated in yogurt mixed with egg and spices and cooked preferably in a tandoor.
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Preparation Time : 3.30-4 hour
Cooking time : 26-30 minutes
Servings : 4
Chicken with skin cut into 8 pieces
Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) powdered
a few strands
Refined flour (maida)
Onion cut into rings
Fresh mint leaves chopped
a few sprigs
Lemon cut into wedges
Wash chicken and wipe dry. Prick in two to three places. Dry roast cinnamon, caraway seeds and saffron lightly. Cool and grind to a fine powder.
Mix ginger paste, garlic paste, hung yogurt, cloves, roasted spice powder, lemon juice, egg, refined flour and salt. Marinate the chicken pieces in this mixture for two to three hours preferably in the refrigerator.
Place marinated chicken on a drip-tray and grill till golden brown. You can also bake in an oven at 200°C for fifteen to twenty minutes. For best results cook in a hot tandoor. Serve hot, garnished with onion rings, chopped mint leaves and lemon wedges.