Tandoori chicken is a classical dish from the Indian subcontinent. But preparing the spices, the marinade, and cooking in the tandoor all take a fair amount of effort and time. My friends know I like the MIME Method - Maximum Impact, Minimum Effort. I want something simple, quick and full of flavors when I cook. … Continue reading Salt. Rub. Fire.
We are proud to announce our first product, Texas Tandoori, launching today! We used this rub at several grilling events and competitions, including the 2019 Dallas EggFest where we won first place! Available exclusively on halalbbqpitmasters.com. Cost is $9.99 + tax + shipping. The complex flavors of tandoori in a simple rub. Tandoori cooking has … Continue reading Announcing Texas Tandoori Rub!
Tandoori Turkey Breasts and Legs This is the third turkey recipe we tried this past Thanksgiving holiday. This one comes from our Tandoori Chicken Tikka recipe and includes a lemon-garlic butter baste similar to our other turkey recipe. Ingredients: 1 turkey breast (bone-in and skin-on) and 2 legs/drumsticks1/2 packet of Shan Tandoori Masala1/2 packet of Shan Chicken … Continue reading Tandoori Thanksgiving Turkey
Tandoori Chicken Tikka. Combined with our method of turning the Big Green Egg into a tandoor oven ("Big Green Tandoor"), this recipe will I put together this quick recipe to make tandoori chicken tikka for the upcoming Grill Fest in Texarkana, TX. Tandoori Chicken Tikka Recipe Ingredients 3.3 lb of chicken tenders 10 tablespoons of Texas … Continue reading Tandoori Chicken Tikka
I replaced the cracked base of my XL Big Green Egg (BGE), similar to Zahid. So, I also decided to try mimicking a tandoor to make naan on the inside wall while it was still clean. Read about his experience here. I went by his naan recipe, found here. I used the Kick Ash Basket … Continue reading Tandoori Naan; Take #2.
Having had such luck with Steve Raichlen's methods to grill tandoori salmon, I tried my hand at other recipes of his. See my experience with his green tandoori spice paste. For this Indian tandoori marinade, I modified a recipe published in his book "Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades-Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too." The Kindle version … Continue reading Indian tandoori marinade
Having had such luck with Steve Raichlen's methods to grill tandoori salmon, I tried my hand at other recipe's of his. I modified a recipe published in his book "Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades-Bastes, Butters & Glazes, Too." The Kindle version of this book tends to go on sale for $1.99 often. The recipe is … Continue reading Green Tandoori Spice Paste
I've been a fan of Steven Raichlen since I first saw him on PBS in a show called "Primal Grill." So when I saw this book on sale for $1.99 (kindle version), I jumped at the chance to start reading his work. The book includes a comprehensive recipe collection of seasonings, rubs, marinades, wet rubs, … Continue reading Brief Book Review: “Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades” by Steven Raichlen
I first saw this recipe being made by the esteemed BBQ writer and TV host Steve Raichlen. I remember watching his TV show Primal Grill (2008-2010 on PBS) with envy while he showed off an extensive grill/smoker collection. On an episode entitled "Bombay Blast," Steve made Tandoori Grilled Salmon Steaks. The most interesting aspect of … Continue reading Tandoori Salmon Pakora
Our 2nd place champion, Aamer Agha, exhibits an admirable passion for grilling, and is willing to share his wisdom (see below). The judges loved his presentation and the robust flavor of his chicken. Hanif 'Mo' Islam, owner of The Gyro Shop, commented "This was very different. Everything went well together. All the ingredients were phenomenal. My … Continue reading “Momma’s Tandoori BBQ and Dad’s Homemade Hummus” – by Aamer Agha (2nd Place 2018 Halal BBQ Pitmasters Poultry Competition)