How to make Tandori ?

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alishaikh
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How to make Tandori ? - Thu, 02/6/14 8:03 AM
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Is there anyone how can say how to make chicken tandoori in half an hour because it is a task given by my boss to me, please guide me because a single thing what to do.
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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Thu, 02/6/14 9:23 AM
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Don't you have to have some kind of special clay pot? Saw this on a cooking show some time back.

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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Thu, 02/6/14 10:20 AM
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Don't you have to have some kind of special clay pot? Saw this on a cooking show some time back.

You can make quite serviceable tandoori on a grill or with a broiler, although I think you're right that a clay pot is traditional. This is the one I use on the grill:
 
 http://allrecipes.com/rec...dian-tandoori-chicken/
 

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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Thu, 02/6/14 10:38 AM
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Thank you for that kevincad. I'm going to try this as there is an Indian market not too far from my work that carries the spices. I got to liking tandoori having to spend a good deal of time in the UK. I even got used to curry and ate that often. There are so many good Indian eateries here in North Austin one seldom thinks of making it at home but I intend to attempt this.

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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Thu, 02/6/14 4:09 PM
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Here's a piece from Serious Eats on doing it using a grill. 
 
http://www.seriouseats.co...out-tandoor-grill.html
 
And, if you want to take it up a notch, here's a piece from Lifehacker on making a Tandoor oven.
 
http://lifehacker.com/591...-to-the-hardware-store

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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Mon, 02/17/14 2:38 AM
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Thanks for the reply I must say that you have good knowledge about Indian foods....

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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Mon, 02/17/14 7:22 AM
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Thank you for that kevincad. I'm going to try this as there is an Indian market not too far from my work that carries the spices. I got to liking tandoori having to spend a good deal of time in the UK. I even got used to curry and ate that often. There are so many good Indian eateries here in North Austin one seldom thinks of making it at home but I intend to attempt this.

I've grown to really love Indian food! I thought curry was curry until I found out the different curries. 

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Re:How to make Tandori ? - Mon, 02/17/14 2:54 PM
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Root-Beer Man
Here's a piece from Serious Eats on doing it using a grill. 
http://www.seriouseats.co...out-tandoor-grill.html

I've stolen the trick of making the slices in the chicken with a knife for my jerked chicken; I've even received compliments from Jamaicans about it (based on advice from Jamaican restaurants, I just use Walker's Wood in a plastic bag with the chicken for marination).
 
A number of years back, my wife bought me a "tandoor" from Williams-Sonoma; I can't even find it anymore. It was kind of like a tagine; it made for an interesting texture to the chicken (firmer but still tender). I asked barbecue author Steve Raichlen about using it to make tandoori chicken by putting it into a kettle grill; he suggested just cooking the chicken using the indirect method in a kettle grill. I use oak chips; it does get good results.
 
Bart