Grilled Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks

Prep Time: 6 hr 30 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Serves: 4

This is a very simple Indian recipe that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike.



3 cups (750 mL) (750 mL) plain yogurt
1 tbsp (15 mL) (15 mL) ginger, fresh, minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) (15 mL) garlic, minced
1 bottle (300 mL) tandoori paste
7 tbsp (105 mL) (100 mL) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL) (5 mL) caraway seed

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Drumstick:

3 lb (1.4 kg) (1.4 kg) skinless chicken drumsticks



1 Make a couple of deep cuts on each side of the drumsticks.
2 Brush drumsticks with the lemon juice and set aside for 30 minutes.
3 Combine all marinade ingredients and mix until smooth, divide into 2 containers.
4 Place drumsticks in a large shallow dish and cover with 1 of the containers of marinade cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 6 hours or overnight.

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks

1 Preheat oven to 350˚F (175˚C). Remove drumsticks from marinade and blot off the excess marinade. Bake at for 20 minutes.
2 Remove from the oven and let cool.
3 Using the second container of marinade, brush the drumsticks with more marinade and place on the BBQ for 5-10 minutes over medium heat or until the internal temperature reaches 165˚C (74˚C).
4 Serve over a bed of basmati rice.