||Recipes / Asian
Food / Indian
* 12 chicken drumsticks
* 1/3 cup lemon juice
* 4 cloves garlic (crushed)
* 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
* 1/2 cup tandoori paste
* 1 tbsp ground cumin
* 1/4 tsp paprika
* dash of chilli powder
* 1 cup plain yoghurt
* 1 tsp salt
* lemon wedges (to serve)
Remove chicken skin.
Make a couple of deep cut on each side of the drumstick.
Brush drumstick with 3/4 cup of lemon juice and set aside to marinate
for 30 minutes.
Place garlic, ginger, tandoori paste, cumin, paprika, chilli powder,
yoghurt, salt and remaining lemon jice in a small bowl and mix together
Place drumsticks in a large, shallow dish.
Spread sauce over chicken, cover and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Remove chicken from dish and place on a wire rack over large baking
Bake for 45 minutes or till chicken is tender and cooked through.
Serve with lemon wedges and steam rice or naan bread.
Note: By cutting deep slits into
the drumstick, you will help the chicken absorb the lemon juice.