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Indian Tandoori Chicken Wings


There are so many things to flavor up chicken wings with. Indian spices and seasonings will make a good candidate if you want to go the other way of the classic buffalo.

These Tandoori Chicken Wings, for one, features a unique blend of bold flavors, which will give your dinner a different treatment, from the taste to the aroma.

It’s a certified crowd-pleaser, especially when served with suitable sauces, just like the tangy blue cheese dressing or some spiced yogurt.


Indian Tandoori Chicken Wings

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Recipes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 533 kcal


  • 2 lbs. chicken wings separated and pat dried
  • 1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tbsp ginger peeled
  • 8 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp Kosher salt


  • Using a traditional mortar and pestle, make a paste from the combination of ginger, garlic, and 1 tablespoon of water. If you don’t have mortar and pestle at home, you can always use a food processor.
  • Transfer the paste to a large bowl and add yogurt, garam masala, fenugreek leaves, lemon juice, turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt. Mix to blend.
  • Add chicken wings and toss, making sure the meats are evenly coated with the marinade.
  • Cover the bowl with a sheet of cling wrap and set aside in the fridge to chill for an hour or so.
  • When the chicken wings are almost ready, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place a wire rack on top of a baking tray and arrange the chicken wings on top of the rack.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or more until cooked through.
  • Place chicken wings in a serving platter, garnish with freshly chopped cilantro, and serve.


Calories: 533kcal
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