Quick Tandoori Chicken

Quick Tandoori Chicken

Delectable chicken rubbed with the rich spices and piquant flavours of India.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time20 Minutes


  • 4 whole chicken legs
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 packet Knorr Chinese Chilli Recipe Mix
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 cup plain yoghurt or curd
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon red food colouring
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pot. Add garlic, ginger, coriander, cumin, turmeric, Knorr Chinese Chilli Recipe Mix, paprika and red food colouring. Cook until fragrant.
  • Cut deep slashes in 3-4 places on the chicken legs and add it into the pot. Cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Lift off the lid, mix in lemon juice and yoghurt and cook till the chicken is done and slightly dry.
  • Quick recipes like these are a time-saving life changer! All you need is chicken, a handful of spices and 30 minutes in the kitchen!

    Chef’s Tip:

    Alternatively, if you own a grill or an electric oven you may use it to roast the chicken. Simply roast it for 20 minutes at 200°C.