Make this special BBQ tamarind chicken for your next house party

Chefs Sinoy John and Shibin share the recipe for the readers of Onmanorama. Photo: iStock/bhofack2

The growing number of barbecue restaurants around us if proof enough how the dish has impressed our people, across generations. Its demand and popularity continue to grow despite the recent incidents of food poisoining at various restaurants.

You can make delicious barbecue dishes at home too. Have you ever tried a spicy and tangy version of the dish? Here's a special recipe that can be easily made at home, for those who like to try a new, extra flavoursome version of barbecue chicken.

Chefs Sinoy John and Shibin share the special recipe for the readers of Onmanorama

2 chicken legs
2 tsp tamarind extract
Salt as required
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder
1 tsp pepper powder
½ tsp chili powder (toasted and powdered dried chili)
½ tsp freshly powdered coriander
¼ tsp garam masala
¼ tsp kasuri methi or dried fenugreek seeds
1 tsp ghee
A pinch of black salt
1 tsp ginger – garlic paste
3 tsp yoghurt
2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp oil

Take the tamarind extract, salt, turmeric powder, Kashmiri chili powder, pepper powder, chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek powder, ghee, black salt, ginger – garlic paste, yoghurt, coriander leaves and oil
Mix everything to make the marinade
Marinate the chicken legs with this special mixture
Keep the marinated chicken in the fridge for at least half an hour (keep it overnight to make chicken extra soft and juicy)
After half an hour, grill the marinated chicken on both sides
Easy and delicious BBQ tamarind chicken is ready!

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