How to Prepare Tandoori Chicken? Benefits of Eating Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken at its best at Patiaala House Restaurant in Bangkok!!

Tandoori Chicken is tempting for its taste and smoky flavor. It is a nutritious dish due to the amount of lean meat and the cooking method. It is a unique type of chicken dish that uses yogurt as a way to marinate the chicken to make it super juicy and special spices to bring out a spicy and smoky aroma.

Tandoori Chicken is absolutely mouth-watering and is a unique type of chicken that everyone should try at Indian Restaurants in Sukhumvit Bangkok. It is famous not just because it is so delectable but also because it is very healthy.

Here are the reasons why Tandoori Chicken is healthy:

  • Traditional cooked- Tandoori chicken is traditionally cooked i.e. it is cooked in a Tandoor or clay oven. It offers the authentic tastes that people love about it.
  • Good for the brain- Chicken can assist improve the serotonin levels in the brain and that can help decrease your stress levels. Along with other more dishes in authentic Indian cuisine in Bangkok, are believed to assist lessen the risks of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Rich in protein – Tandoori chicken retains all those proteins that it originally had as it is cooked in an oven makes. Protein is essential in building up muscles.
  • Include a lot of vitamins – Cooking chicken in a tandoori also assists the meat to retain its vitamins. Chicken is very rich in several vitamins including vitamin B3, B5, B6, and a whole lot more. The spices and the vegetables used to make it extra special are also rich in vitamins and nutrients.

Improve your metabolism – It assists you to burn calories fast as it is rich in selenium. Selenium is what the body requires to enhance metabolic performance.

Tandoori chicken is definitely a great dish for you to try at Patiaala House, the best Punjabi food Restaurant in Sukhumvit. The above reasons have convinced you to enjoy a mouth-watering dish.

Here is the recipe for Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients of Tandoori Chicken

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon sweet (not hot) paprika
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (can sub buttermilk)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 whole chicken leg quarters (drumsticks and thighs), skinless, bone-in

Step by step process to cook Tandoori Chicken

  • Heat the spices in oil
    • Cook the cumin, turmeric, coriander, cayenne, paprika, and garam masala in a small pan over medium heat, and keep stirring frequently until aromatic (around 2 to 3 minutes). Let cool fully.
  • Whisk spices into yogurt & include lemon juice, garlic, salt, ginger
    • In the yogurt, whisk the cooled spice-oil mixture. Mix in the garlic, salt, lemon juice, and ginger.
  • Coat with marinade, chill
    • Coat the chicken in the marinade, cover, and chill for at least an hour (preferably six hours), no more than eight hours.
  • Prepare grill
    • Prep your grill in such a way that one side is quite hot over direct heat and the other side is cold, not over direct heat. Utilize tongs to wipe the grill grates with a paper towel soaked in vegetable oil.
  • Shake off excess marinade, place chicken on the hot side of the grill
    • Take out the chicken from the marinade and remove any excess marinade. Place the chicken pieces on the grill’s hot side and cover. Cook 2 to 3 minutes before checking. Make sure the chicken is brown on all sides.
  • Move to cool side of grill, cover, and cook

Place the chicken on the grill’s cool side. Cook for at least 20 minutes, but up to 40 minutes (or longer) depending on the size of the chicken and the grill temperature. When the chicken’s juices flow clear, it’s cooked. Allow for at least 5 minutes of cooling before serving.

Serve with naan, and or with Indian style rice, with yogurt-based raita on the side!!

Where can you try Tandoori Chicken in Bangkok?

If you are craving to taste lip-smacking authentic Tandoori Chicken in Bangkok, then you can savor the yummiest Tandoori Chicken in Patiaala House Restaurant. We are considered to be the best Punjabi food Restaurants in Sukhumvit. Our chefs have years of experience in preparing Tandoori Chicken, so we can prepare the best Tandoori Chicken that you have not tried anywhere in Bangkok.

Visit us today to enjoy appetizing and healthy Tandoori Chicken!!

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