Slimming World Chicken Tandoori

  • 8 chicken drumsticks (or your choice of chicken cuts), skin and fat removed
  • 2 Tsps paprika
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger.
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Juice of half a fresh lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp coriander 
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds or powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • Fresh chopped coriander (cilantro)
  • spray oil
  • 1 cup (240ml) of fat free natural yoghurt
  • few drops of red food colouring (I use a natural one)

For Mint Yoghurt

  • pinch of turmeric
  • handful of fresh chopped mint
  • 1/2 tsp MDH Chutney Podina Masala Powder (optional)
  • 1-2 tps sukrin
  • 1 cup (240ml) of fat free natural yoghurt
  1. Using a mortar and pestle, grind together all the spices, ginger, garlic and lemon juice.

  2. Add to the yoghurt with a couple of drops of the red food colouring and mix well.

  3. Place the chicken drumsticks in a dish (or use a ziplock bag), cover with the yoghurt and rub it all around the chicken to evenly coat. Cover and refrigerate for a few hours.

  4. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 240c or 475f (gas mark 9)

  5. Place the chicken on a wire rack in a roasting tin and spray with some spray oil. (reserve whatever is left of the yoghurt mixture)

  6. Bake chicken for approx 30 mins (chicken should be charred on edges and cooked through, taking out half way through and basting in some more of the yoghurt mixture and spraying with some more spray oil.

  7. Top with some freshly chopped coriander and serve with your choice of sides.


This recipe is gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Extra Easy – syn free per serving

Original – syn free per serving (serve with this Roasted Cauliflower Rice)

WW Smart Points – 5

Nutritional information is an estimate and is to be used for informational purposes only. Ingredients can vary greatly from brand to brand and therefore it would be impossible to give accurate information. 

Nutrition Info:

Serving Size

1 serving 

Amount Per Serving



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