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Easy KETO Chicken Breast: Delhi Style Tandoori Recipe

Make juicy chicken breast with this quick Delhi-style tandoori recipe. Perfectly KETO!

Tandoori Chicken Breast

Craving some delicious Delhi Street Style Chicken!! Even when every kind of chicken dish is available, sometimes one really does miss that Delhi flavor. That charcoaled tandoori chicken served with the spicy chutney and rumali roti.

Today, I bring you Delhi Street Style Tandoori Chicken Recipe. Go ahead try it out and give your taste buds a treat ??

Let’s get started.

Head to your kitchen, open up the fridge and get that chilled Yoghurt out!!

No need to hang the poor thing to make a “Hung Curd” or “Hung Yoghurt” The Original works just fine too.

Also grab that GG paste please!!! What’s that – Ginger Garlic paste – see I am lazy expect some shortcuts ?

Oh wait, Lemon too… we need that.. Andddddd of course the most important ingredient, the one that we’re supposed to eat after it’s made. Chicken!!!

Here’s a list to get you sorted and going –

Easy Juicy Chicken Breast - KETO - Delhi Style Tandoori Chicken - Quick Chicken Recipe

Recipe by VanshikaCuisine: Indian, PakistaniDifficulty: Medium


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  • Chicken Breast – 1lb

  • Chicken thighs – optional

  • Yogurt – 1 tbsp (should be enough, if not, add 1/2 tbsp more)

  • GG paste – 1 tsp

  • Oil – 1 tbsp for marination and 1 tbsp for cooking

  • Salt – to your taste

  • Red chili powder – to your taste

  • Turmeric – 1/4 tsp

  • Ground Coriander / Dhaniya powder – 1/2tsp

  • Chaat Masala – 1/2 tbsp

  • Ground Cumin / Zeera Powder – 1/2 tsp

  • Garam Masala – sprinkle a little

  • Mint leaves (fresh or dried – sprinkle some

  • Cilantro leaves (fresh or dried) – sprinkle some

  • Crushed Kasuri Methi / Dried Fenugreek Leaves – sprinkle some

  • Besan / Gram Flour – 1 tbsp

  • Lemon Juice – about half a lemon


  • It’s Marination time now –
  • Wash & clean the Chicken
  • Slice it in half. Try and do it from the middle
  • Put them in a bowl
  • Mix up and cover and put in the fridge for about 4 hours. You can do 1 hour too, but the more time, the better the marination.
  • While the chicken is getting marinated, let’s put our brains on how to make it now.
  • Well, I have these options; in case you have another one please do let me know in the comments. I’d be happy to try them out, too 😀 The options I have used to cook it are –
  • Gas / Electric Grill / Barbecue Grill / Air fryer / Oven too (though it comes out a bit dry!!)
  • Today we prepared in a frying pan, so let’s get cooking. I will share the method for Air Fryer Electric Grill and BBQ Grill too.
  • Heat the pan and drizzle some oil or ghee
  • Place the chicken pieces
  • Cook on medium heat for 5-7minutes
  • Flip and cook the other side
  • Flip again after 5-7minutes
  • Do Not Cover & Cook
  • After about 20 – 22minute —— Voila – Juicy & Tender Tandoori Chicken is ready …
  • Sprinkle some Chaat masala & Lemon Juice (optional, but this definitely enhances the taste)
  • Serve this delicious meal with your favorite dip/chutney. Eat it just like that or with Rice, Naan, Chapati, or Bread ??

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Hello, I'm Vanshika Siddiqui, but you might know me better as 'The Lazy Chef.' My culinary journey is all about embracing the vast, vibrant world of flavors and bringing them right into your kitchen. I've always believed in the beauty of simple, lazy chef cooking, where the essence of global cuisine meets the ease of everyday meals.

On my website, The Lazy Chef Cooking, I share a treasure trove of easy cooking recipes and quick meal ideas, sprinkled with some of my favorite kitchen hacks. My goal is to help you master the art of effortless cooking, guiding you through an array of diverse cuisines. Each recipe I share is more than just a dish; it's a story, a memory, a little piece of the world, lovingly crafted with a dash of magic and a whole lot of heart.

Join me in this exciting culinary adventure, where we celebrate the joy of creating delightful, simple meals that resonate with tastes from around the globe. Together, let's cook up something wonderful, no matter where we are in the world!

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