How to make Tandoori Chicken Wings -

Chicken wings marinated with spicy tandoori mixture baked in the oven

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken wings (चिकन विंग्स),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Tandoori Chicken Wings

Tandoori Chicken Wings Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tandoori Chicken Wings Recipe

  • Chicken wings 8

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Hung yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) powder 1 teaspoon

  • Butter for greasi

  • Onion , cut into rings to serve


Step 1

Place the chicken wings on a plate, sprinkle salt and ½ teaspoon chilli powder and rub well. Set aside to marinate for 5-10 minutes.

Step 2

To prepare 2nd marinade, take hung yogurt in a mixing bowl, add red chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste, garam masala powder, chaat masala, mustard oil, lemon juice and dried fenugreek leaves powder and mix well. Add salt and remaining chilli powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add the marinated chicken wings to the yogurt marinade and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 5

Line a baking tray with aluminium foil, grease it with some butter and place the marinated chicken wings on it. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, basting with some butter in between.

Step 6

Bring the tray out of the oven, place the chicken wings on a serving plate, garnish with mint sprig, onion rings and lemon wedges and serve hot.

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