Indian Tandoori-Style Chicken

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 chicken leg quarters
  • 1 Tbsp. garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 1 cup low-fat yogurt


  • In a large glass pan, marinate the chicken legs for 5 hours in a mixture of garam masala, chili powder, tomato paste, garlic, and yogurt.
  • Preheat the oven or grill to 400°F. Broil or grill the chicken for 15 minutes per side. The hot oven recreates the clay oven, or tandoori, used in India to bake meats.