Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks Recipe


A. Ingredients (General)

  • Chicken Drumsticks—8 whole pieces
  • White Chili—5gram (1 teaspoonful)
  • Salt—To the taste
  • Paste of Ginger—5gram (1 teaspoonful)
  • Paste of Garlic—5gram (1 teaspoonful)

B. Ingredients (For Filling)

  • Cheese—150 gram (3/4 cup)
  • Green Chili—4 whole pieces (finely sliced)
  • Green Coriander—15 gram (1 tablespoonful-finally chopped)
  • Cumin Powder—5 gram (1 teaspoonful)
  • Yellow Pepper Powder—3 gram (1/2 teaspoonful)
  • Cashew Nut Kernel—15 gram (finally chopped up)

C. Ingredients (For Topping/Layering)

  • Cream—30 ml (2 tablespoonfuls)
  • Cheese—15 gram (finely sliced)
  • Corn Flour—15 gram (1 tablespoonful)
  • Butter for Lubrication—As needed.

Preparation Method

  • Take drumsticks and cut them along the length up to the middle, so that the pieces should not get separated at the opposite end.
  • Widen the two pieces at the cut edge for filling.
  • Make a mixture of garlic paste, salt, white chili, and ginger and put it round the drumsticks, and leave them for ½ hour.


  • Grind the cheese in a bowl and add green chili, coriander, cumin, red chili and cashew into it.
  • After mixing them thoroughly, fill the drumsticks.
  • Now tightly bind the opposite sides by passing a tooth pick through them.
  • Prepare all the drumsticks in the same way and place them in refrigerator for 15 minutes.


  • Add chopped cheese, cream, and corn flour into a bowl and mix them.
  • Layer each drumstick with this mixture and hang them on iron bars.
  • Put the meat bars in oven for 8 to 10 minutes at 175C0/350Fo temperature.
  • Keep on lubricating it with butter from time to time.
  • Now take it out of the oven and keep the drumsticks hanging for 3 to 4 minutes so that the loosely bound materials may shed off.
  • Roast them till the time they look brownish in color and serve with salad.

Serving Size

One serving is meant for 4 persons.

Preparation Duration

One Hour

Cooking Duration

15 Minutes
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