Tandoori chicken is named after the traditional brick and clay oven used in India. The tall, cylindrical tandoor has a rounded top and uses hot smoky coals The very high heat inside the tandoor can cook half a chicken in 5 minutes.
To serve four, use an 8-ounce carton of plain yogurt and double all remaining ingredients. Serve with basmati rice.
Enjoy this entree with basmati rice, carrots and ginger iced tea.