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Appears in
The Food of India: A Journey for Food Lovers

By Priya Wickramasinghe

Published 2005

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Loosely translated to mean ‘chunks of chicken’, this dish contains chicken marinated in a spicy yoghurt sauce, then cooked in a tandoor. You can use an oven or grill (broiler).



  • ½ tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 2


For the marinade, blend all the ingredients together in a food processor until smooth, or chop the garlic, ginger and coriander leaves more finely and mix with the rest of the marinade ingredients. Season with salt, to taste.

Put the chicken cubes in a bowl with the marinade and mix thoroughly. Cover and marinate overnight in the fridge.

Heat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Thr