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Low fat chicken tandoori masala

Healthy tandoori

Recipe by Rekha Luthra of

After my husbands heart operation at a very young age, I have used this very safe recipe for heart patients and for all of us who are trying to shed some weight.

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 1½ tbsps. Garlic, paste
  • 3½ tbsps. Ginger, paste
  • 4 tbsps. Lime juice
  • 4 tsps. All spice powder
  • 2 tbsps. Vegetable Oil
  • 500 gms. Tomato, pureed
  • 2 tbsps. Cumin powder, roasted
  • 3 nos. Green Chilies, chopped
  • 5 tbsps. Dry Milk, skimmed
  • 3 tsps. Corn Flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the marinade, wash the chicken and mix well leave it for at least 4-5 hour.
  2. Now in a pan heat oil, add ginger and cumin powder, let it cook for few second.
  3. Now add the tomatoes,chillies,coriander, garam masala, salt and black pepper and let it cook for 7-8 minutes.
  4. Take a cup and with 6-7 tbsp water mix the corn flour and the skimmed milk powdered and add this to the curry.
  5. Add the chicken after it has been grilled in the hot grill for 30-40 minutes till the chicken is cooked.
  6. Let the chicken simmer for few minutes and serve hot with nan or rice.


asma amjad

thnks Rekha 4 ur low fat chicken ,like yours my husband had an attack & he was operated 2yrs bck i always give him food which is cookd with little oil When i cooked ths 4 him 2day thn he ws over joyed send more recipe with less oil


the recipe was very tasty n helped me out to stify my family with its low fat quality