Tandoori Malai Chicken drumsticks


10 chicken drumsticks

1/2 cup cream

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp garam masala

2 tbsp mozzarella cheese

2 tbsp sharp cheddar

2 tbsp parmesan cheese

1 tsp crushed black pepper

2 tsp red chili powder

1 tsp cinnamon powder

2 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp ginger powder

1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder

1/2 tsp paprika

1 tbsp garlic powder

4 tbsp butter

Salt to taste.


First marination: Marinate chicken with lemon juice and salt and keep aside for one hour,
In a bowl, mix together the cream, cheese, spices and melted butter, and whisk until you have a smooth, thick marinade.

Put pieces of the chicken in marination and massage it well until all chicken is marinated.

Keep in fridge for at least for 12 -24 hours.

Preheat the oven at 200 C degree and line a large roasting pan with foil.

Place the chicken pieces on the tray so they are not touching. (DON’T CROWD THE TRAY)

Once the oven is hot, put the chicken in the oven, and bake. Turn the chicken pieces after 30 minutes, then cook for another 10 to 15 minutes, when chicken is cooked turn on the grill for last 5 minutes to colour on the chicken. You also cook in Air Fryer also.

After turning off the oven keep the chicken in the oven for 8-10 minutes to rest.

Tandoori Malai Chicken Drumsticks is ready to serve ,with onion rings and wedges of lemon.


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