Tandoori chicken (indian style)

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Chicken legs and thighs
1½ tablespoon Vegetable oil
½ teaspoon Red food color
\N \N Salt to taste
½ teaspoon Black pepper
1 \N To 2 - tsp. garlic powder
1 medium Onion(optional)
1 cup Yogurt
1 teaspoon Garam Masala
½ \N Lemon or lime,sliced

Peel skin off chicken pieces. Make several cuts into each piece. Wash off clean with paper towel. Mix vegetable oil, food color, all spices and onion, if desired into yogurt. Marinate chicken with mixture 4 or 5 hours, overnight for best results. Bake chicken @ 400 degrees 30 minutes. No need to preheat oven. Keep basting with juice occasionally. If there is excess juice, you may spoon out some. Broil chicken 2 to 5 minutes toward the end. Sprinkle with Garam Masala.

Garnish with lemon slices and few leaves of cilantro(optional).

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