Badami Tangdi

Tangdi kabab made shahi with almond paste. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Badami Tangdi
Main Ingredients Chicken Drumsticks, Almonds
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Badami Tangdi

  • Chicken Drumsticks 4
  • 8-10 Almonds , ground into paste
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Green chilli paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 5 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Hung yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon rind grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon White pepper powder
  • to taste Salt


  1. Make light incisions on the chicken drumsticks and place them in a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, crushed black peppercorns, salt, lemon juice and rub onto the chicken drumsticks. Keep aside for 20-25 minutes to marinate.
  2. For the second marinade, heat 2 tbsps mustard oil in a non-stick pan. Add gram flour and sauté for 3-4 minutes stirring continuously. Transfer into a bowl, add turmeric powder, almond paste, hung yogurt and mix well.
  3. Add garam masala powder, lemon rind, white pepper powder, remaining mustard oil, salt and mix well. Add the marinated chicken pieces and coat them well with the second marinade. Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  4. Grease the basket of the air fryer with a little oil. Place the marinated chicken pieces in it and fit it to fryer. Spread the remaining marinade on the chicken drumsticks and cook at 180° C for 14 minutes.
  5. Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1109
Carbohydrates 81.8
Protein 7.5
Fat 83.6
Other Fiber Vitamin B6- 1.7mg