Be it a kid or an adult – chicken is one of the most popular meats among the non-vegetarians.

Tangdi Kebab is made from chicken drumsticks traditionally roasted in a Tandoor.

Easy to cook, you can also make this mouthwatering dish at home. This grilled chicken dish has a coating of spiced gram flour which makes it delicious and flavourful.


  • Chicken drumsticks – 8 pieces
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger – 1 inch
  • Garlic – 6 cloves
  • Hung yogurt/sour cream – 1 cup
  • Gram flour – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped green chillies – 4-6
  • Chaat masala – 1 tsp
  • Lemon wedges for garnish


  1. Clean the excess fat and skin from the drumsticks. Dry the drumsticks with a clean absorbent kitchen towel. Now make three to four long and deep incisions.
  2. Coat the drumsticks with lemon juice and keep it aside. Now, pound ginger and garlic into a paste. Dry roast the gram in a pan on low heat.
  3. Let the gram flour cool. Now add the roasted gram flour, sour cream/hung yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, salt and green chillies to prepare a marinade.
  4. Add the chicken drumsticks in the marinade and mix well. Refrigerate the chicken for 1-2 couple for marination.
  5. Skewer the marinated chicken drumsticks and cook it in a preheated oven at 220°C for five minutes.
  6. Now, reduce oven temperature to 180°C and cook further for fifteen to twenty minutes or till completely cooked.
  7. Turn drumsticks a couple of times to ensure it is cooked evenly.
  8. Sprinkle chaat masala and serve hot sprinkled with lemon wedges.

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