Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Tangdi Kebab At Home

Tangdi kebab is a chicken leg recipe full of mouth-watering flavours, cooked to juicy best. Here's how you can make it easily at home!

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: September 17, 2020 15:36 IST

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Tangdi Kebab At Home

Chicken tangdi is one of the most popular Indian snacks.

  • Chicken is one fo the most versatile meats around
  • Indian cuisine is full of yummy chicken snacks
  • Chicken tangdi is a popular chicken leg recipe that you can try at home

For a non-vegetarian, Indian snacks are a reservoir of drool-worthy meaty delicacies that are full of flavour and spice that can tantalise our taste buds. Be it succulent kebabs or fiery chicken wings or tikkas, one can't simply resist another bite. While India boasts of several regional delicacies that are equally delicious, the north Indian region is known across the globe for some of the most flavourful non-vegetarian appetisers. From Amritsari fish tikka to tandoori chicken or fiery kebabs, there is nothing on this endless list that we would not be slurping on at the mere mention.

Tangdi kebabs is one such truly satisfying snack that we all look forward to at any party or a get-together. Tangri chicken or chicken leg can be cooked in numerous ways - grilled, fried, sautéed, roasted and even baked. And that is just one of the many reasons why it is such a popular snack to nosh upon across age groups. From a variety of spices, herbs and other ingredients added to it, tangdi kebab makes for a quick and yummy snack to go on every occasion.

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And before you jump to the conclusion that cooking a flaming hot tangdi chicken could be a daunting task, we have a simple, quick and easy recipe to help you enjoy it at home!


For this recipe, all you need is some chicken drumsticks, a few spices, chillies and yogurt. Chicken drumsticks are simply pricked and slathered with ginger-garlic paste, Kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala, green chillies, salt, coriander powder and yogurt. You can do this process a night before or 4-5 hours prior to serving. After marination, you simply need to cook it in the microwave for about 10-15 minutes while turning it every 3-4 minutes to the other side. You can also air-fry or saute it over the pan.

Find the full recipe of tangri kebab here.

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Serve it at the next get-together, topped with some chaat masala, lemon juice and coriander leaves along with the lemon wedges on the side. We are sure you wouldn't stop at just one!

Let us know your experience in the comments section below.


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