Tandoori paste

Spice up your BBQ with a sensational home made gourmet paste, perfect for meat, seafood and vegetables.

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• ½ teaspoon sweet paprika
• ¼ cup lemon juice
• 5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 teaspoon chilli paste
• 1 tablespoon garam masala
• 3 teaspoons ground cumin
• 2 tablespoon oil
• 3 teaspoon chilli powder
• 1 tablespoon natural yoghurt

  • Step 1

    Dry fry off all the spices, then grind them together in a mortar and pestle.

  • Step 2

    Grind the ingredients together to form a smooth paste, then let marinate together for at least 2 hours.

  • Step 3

    Prepare your desired meat. Marinate for at least 24 hours in the marinade to make sure that it impregnates the meat.

  • Step 4

    Sear the meat on a hot plate with a little oil to help the marinade caramelize, then bake in oven at 185C until cooked through.

  • Step 5

    Once made this marinade will keep for up to 5 days.