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Updated on October 18, 2012


A North Indian roasted chicken delicacy..


  • 8 Chicken drumstick
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Garlic 6 cloves
  • Green chillies 4-6
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Gram flour 2 tbsps
  • Turmeric powder 1 tbsps
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chaat masala powder 1 tsp
  • Lemon wedges for garnishing

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: Serves four people(two drumsticks per person)


  1. Clean and remove the skin from the drumstick and make 3 to 4 deep incisions. Apply lemon juice and keep aside.
  2. Peel garlic and ginger, and grind them to a paste.
  3. Remove stems from the green chillies and chop them fine.
  4. Hang yogurt for fifteen to twenty minutes to drain off excess water.
  5. Roast gram flour in a non-stick pan on low heat for 2-3 minutes. Cool and mix with yogurt, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala, red chilli powder, salt and chopped green chillies.
  6. Marinate chicken drumsticks with mixture and refrigerate for one to two hours.
  7. Cook the chicken drumsticks in a pre-heated oven at 180° C for fifteen to twenty minutes or till completely cooked. Turn the drumsticks a couple of times to ensure even cooking and colour.
  8. Serve hot sprinkied with chat masala and lemon wedges.

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      Nimi 3 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thanks soo much :)

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      happyfoodie 5 years ago

      I made this chicken last night and it was excellent. I would definitely recommend trying this out.

      Thanks for the recipe and keep posting.