Andhra Chilli Tandoori Chicken

Andhra Chilli Tandoori Chicken

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Starter

Type: Andhra

Key Ingredients:

The sweet potatoes balance the spiciness of the chicken pieces


  • Whole chicken, cut into bite sized pieces 1
  • Turmeric powder ΒΌ tsp
  • Guntur chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Fresh mint leaves, finely chopped 1 small bunch
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 1 small bunch
  • Green chillies, slit 2
  • Hung yogurt 2 cups
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tbsp
  • Cumin power 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Sweet potato wedges
  • Medium sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut into wedges 2
  • Olive oil 2 tbsps
  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi), powdered 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp


  • Take chicken pieces in a mixing bowl, add turmeric powder, guntur chilli powder, lemon juice and salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for some time.
  • For 2nd marination, take mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chillies, hung yogurt, coriander powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, salt and olive oil in another bowl and mix well. Add marinated chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add marinated chicken and mix. Cover and cook till the chicken is done.
  • Heat olive oil in another non-stick pan, add sweet potatoes, fenugreek leaves powder and chaat masala and saute till the sweet potatoes become light golden and crisp.
  • Serve the sweet potatoes with the chicken.