Tandoori Chicken means chicken roasted in earthen pot called Tandoor. This delicious Indian recipe is prepared from carefully selected chicken marinated in yogurt with delicate herbs and spices for a minimum of 4 hours. Because the chicken is cooked at high temperature in tandoor, this gives the dish a deep golden hue. Tandoori Chicken is served with thin rounds of sliced onion and mint chatney. Tandoori Chicken is mostly served as a quick cocktail snack for a party. Tradiational tandoor is a clay baking chamber which is heated with live coals.