Indian Chicken Drumsticks

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

My old neighbor from India made these drumsticks and started calling them after my husband since he loved them so much. Slightly hot - cumin, corriander, tumeric.... dry rub - wonderful!


  1. Take skin off of the chicken if desired.
  2. Add all ingredients except chicken into ziploc bag and mix well. (This recipe makes a large amount of dry rub. It can be saved for another dinner).
  3. In a separate ziploc bag place 5 Tablespoons of the mixture. Place about 4 chicken legs in the bag. Close bag and shake well. Place legs in Baking Pan.
  4. Repeat step 3 with remaining chicken legs.
  5. Bake chicken 45 minutes @375 or until cooked through.
Most Helpful

Nice combination of spices and chicken smelled good while cooking. I made the chicken without the skin and it was still moist and had a nice flavor with a hint of heat from the chili powder. Served with kale and brown rice for a nice and healthy dinner. Will make again. Thanks for the recipe.

Shelly Morton May 19, 2015