Learn the secret to get the bright red color and smoky flavor on your tandoori starters without food coloring or fancy ingredients!
mustard oil chili powder Kashmiri chili powder coriander powder cumin turmeric garam masala yogurt lemon juice ginger garlic
Heat mustard oil and add to Kashmiri chili powder. This hack gives the smoky "tandoori" flavor and also the bright red color without food coloring.
How to make tandoori marinade paste
Once the oil-chili powder mixture cools down, add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well until you get a uniform consistency. Your tandoori marinade is ready!
You can make a variety of tandoori and tikka starters using this easy marinade. For some recipes, you might have to add additional ingredients like besan/chickpea flour.
Tandoori chicken, one of the popular Indian chicken leg recipes can be easily made at home (without tandoor) in the oven.
Authentic Tandoori Chicken Recipe
One of the best vegetarian starters with paneer, this recipe shows you how to make tandoori paneer tikka easily at home on a tawa or pan.
Easy Tandoori Paneer Tikka
Melt-in-your-mouth salmon that is full of smoky tandoori flavors and not dry and rubbery.
Easy Tandoori Salmon (Oven Baked)
Learn the tips and tricks to make chicken tikka at home easily with simple ingredients in your kitchen.
Tandoori Chicken Tikka
This is an Indian-style prawn starter that can be easily made on a pan, outdoor grill, or in the oven
Tandoori King Prawns
Learn tips and tricks on how to make tandoori cauliflower easily in the oven
Easy Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower
This recipe gives you perfectly browned pomfret fry that is not greasy with oil. (It works for any fish, whole or fillets.)
Tandoori Pomfret Fry
Enjoy your delicious and easy Tandoori Starters You can also use transform these starters into salads or wraps like this paneer tikka salad