Most people are familiar with chicken tikka kebabs and chicken tandoori, though it is a common misconception that they are two different names for the same thing. They are in fact two very different dishes but are both cooked in a Tandoor. You can easily get these Chicken Tikka and Chicken Tandoori at every Indian restaurant easily.
When we think of Indian cuisine, we often think of hot curries, aromatic spices and tasty tandoori’s. It’s tandoori’s in particular that are so iconic to traditional Indian food. A Tandoor is a cylindrical clay oven that reaches unbelievable hot temperatures. Invented in India, this historic appliance dates back to 2600 B.C (around the same time as the pyramids being built). With that in mind, let’s jump to the 8 most popular tandoori dishes eaten all across India.