Tandoori Murgh (Tandoori Chicken)

Course : Indian
Serves: 4
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2 pounds chicken; drumsticks -- breasts OR thighs
1 piece ginger -- fresh 1/2 inch piece
4 cloves garlic
1/2 cup yogurt -- plain
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds -- ground
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds -- ground
1 dash lemon juice

Preparation / Directions:

Skin the chicken, wash and pat dry with paper towel. Make deepcuts on the surface with a knife. Mince or grate ginger and garlic. Transfer to a small bowl and add the spices. Mix well, then rub the paste into the chicken and let marinate serveral hours in refrigerate. Cook chicken on grill or in broiler (30 minutes for legs), basting with leftover marinade and turning to ensure even cooking. Serve with a dash of lemon juice. Serves: 4-6

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