Tandoori masala

Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 tablespoons

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Christine Manfield

Published 1999

  • About

Many people think Indian food is tandoori, especially with the worldwide proliferation of Indian restaurants, which have popularised this particular cooking style, originally the domain of the Punjabi people. The meat, marinated with these spices and yoghurt before being threaded onto skewers, is traditionally baked on the sides of a clay tandoor oven, which gives the food and bread cooked in it a slightly smoky flavour. Tandoori masala is aromatic and gently spicy with a salty, sour flavou