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Tangdi Kabab

Marinated tender cooked chicken drumsticks.

This recipe is from the book Khazana Of Healthy Tasty Recipes.

Preparation Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Tangdi Kabab

Main Ingredients

Chicken drumsticks, Lemon juice





Level Of Cooking


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  • Chicken drumsticks
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • Ginger
    1 inch piece
  • Garlic
    6 cloves
  • Skimmed milk yogurt
    1 cup
  • Gram flour (besan)
    2 tablespoons
  • Turmeric powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Green chillies,chopped
  • Chaat masala
    1 teaspoon
  • Lemon wedges
    for garnish


Step 1

Clean and trim excess fat and skin from the drumsticks. Dry them with a clean absorbent kitchen towel. Make three to four long deep incisions.

Step 2

Apply lemon juice and keep aside. Pound ginger and garlic to a paste. Hang skimmed milk yogurt for fifteen to twenty minutes to drain off excess water. Roast gram flour in a non-stick pan on low heat, stirring continuously.

Step 3

Cool and mix with hung yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, salt and green chillies.

Step 4

Marinate chicken drumsticks in above mixture and refrigerate for one to two hours. Skewer marinated chicken drumsticks and roast in a moderately hot charcoal fired tandoor or alternately cook in a preheated oven at 220°C for five minutes.

Step 5

Reduce oven temperature to 180°C and further cook for fifteen to twenty minutes or till completely cooked. Turn drumsticks couple of times to ensure even cooking and colour. Serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala and lemon wedges.

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