Tandoori -Style Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Legs for the Grill

READY IN: 24hrs 25mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This is tandoori chicken adapted for the grill, plan ahead the chicken needs to marinate overnight in the yogurt, I have made this recipe many times, it's wonderful! :)

Top Review by awalde

I could not discard the yogurt marinade, the smell was too good. I grilled the legs in the oven. 10 Minutes before serving I spooned the rest of the marinad on the chicken and I grilled until brown.
Delicious with this sauce and rice together. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a processor blend 1-1/2 cups plain yogurt with the next 9 ingredients (the lemon juice to cayenne pepper) until smooth and well blended; transfer to a large bowl; mix in the remaining 1 cup yogurt with a wooden spoon.
  2. Add in the chicken and toss to coat.
  3. Cover and refrigerate over night.
  4. Prepare the grill to a medium-high heat.
  5. Place the marinated-coated chicken on the grill, do not wash off the yogurt marinade, but discard any marinade from the bowl.
  6. Grill the chicken (about 12-13 minutes per side) basting with melted butter the last 5 minutes of cooking on both sides, season with more salt and pepper if desired while cooking.
  7. Delicious!

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