Tandoori Chicken
By :Archana Mundhe
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Chicken marinated in spicy yogurt based sauce that is pressure cooked for moist and fall off the bone delicious Tandoori Chicken - Instant Pot.
Votes: 14
Rating: 4.64
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 lb 8 Chicken drumsticks skinned
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt Make It Dairy Free by using Coconut yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1-2 tablespoon Kashmiri red chili powder or any mild red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1-2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 lb 8 Chicken drumsticks skinned
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt Make It Dairy Free by using Coconut yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1-2 tablespoon Kashmiri red chili powder or any mild red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1-2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
Votes: 14
Rating: 4.64
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, add yogurt, ginger, garlic, red chili powder, turmeric, garam masala, salt, lemon juice and oil. Mix well.
  2. Dry skinned drumsticks with a paper towel. Put 2-3 slits on each drumstick and apply marinade all over the chicken. Allow the chicken to marinate up to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Take the chicken out of the refrigerator 30 minutes prior to cooking.
  3. Add 1 cup water to the Instant Pot insert. Lightly grease the trivet with cooking oil and place inside the pot. Arrange the marinated Chicken pieces on the trivet.
  4. Close Instant Pot with the pressure valve to sealing. Cook on Manual(Hi) for 15 mins followed by Natural Pressure Release. Open Instant Pot.
  5. Enjoy Tandoori chicken with lime wedges and chutney over steamed rice or Pulao.
Recipe Notes

You can broil the cooked chicken for a few mins. We enjoyed them straight out of the Instant Pot!

8 replies
  1. Sben
    Sben says:

    It was fairly easy to make and really fall off the bone chicken! I didn’t bother broiling it. My whole family enjoyed this yummy meal!

  2. IPMaria
    IPMaria says:

    This was amazing, no leftovers, family of 4 and one being picky loved every bit of it! Saved the juices from the pot for the rice, sooo good!!

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