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Barbecued Chicken legs

Barbecued Chicken legs (Drum sticks)


Chicken Legs  – 10

Salt – 1 tsp

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Red chili paste – 1 tsp

Tomato ketchup – 2 tbsp

Yoghurt – 3 tbsps

Lemon juice or Vinegar  – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 3 pinches

Cloves – 4

Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp

Black pepper – 1/2 tsp

Fresh coriander – 2 tbsps finely chopped

Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsps


1.Wash the chicken legs and pat dry with paper towels,then with a sharp knife make a few slits so that the marinade gets through.

2.Now take a big bowl and  prepare the marinade with salt,red chili powder,turmeric powder,powder of fennel,cloves and pepper,lemon juice,ginger garlic paste,red chili paste,yoghurt,ketchup and fresh coriander and mix well .

3.Add the chicken legs to the marinade and mix well to rub in the spices and sauce to the pieces,cover with a clingwrap or a tight lid and place in the refrigerator over night or for 3-4 hours before putting on the BBQ Grill.

4.Prepare the charcoal grill and when its all ready,Brush the grill with little olive oil and place the chicken pieces on the grill and lock or can place directly on the rack and grill till it gets cooked on one side first and the other side next,

5.When preparing the charcoal grill,when the coals are ready push them to one side to have a low heat side so that you can finish cooking by placing them on the low heat side for few more mins till done.

6.When finished remove from the grill and place on the serving platter.

Serve with garlic and cilantro mayonise and grilled vegetable salad and Breads or rotis or Arabic bread heated on the grill.

We can prepare this recipe and grill in the Oven  too.

By Kezia Mary.


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