Basic Tandoori Marinade

It's easy to just go out and but store bought marinade, but you can't compare it to this spectacular blend of spices. Try it for yourself!


1.5 cups plain yoghurt
1 tbsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp each cumin, coriander, chaat masala, garam masala, pepper, fenugreek leaves & turmeric
1 tsp black salt
2 tbsps each ginger and garlic paste
2 tbsps oil
1 tsp red food color
2 - 3 tbsps cup chopped coriander

To make the marinade, just mix all the ingredients together

Marinate overnight

Works great with Chicken breasts, dark meat, wings, fish, shrimp and even paneer!


  1. When you say chilli powder, do you mean the spicy red indian chilli powder or do you mean the chilli powder you use to make chilli?