Happiness is making a dish for your loved ones. This is the chicken I baked for my Hubby’s Birthday as it is one of his favourite.

Learn how to bake whole chicken leg by following my simple and easy recipe. It doesn’t require any fancy ingredients and can made with limited ingredients easily available in your kitchen.

The chicken is moist, juicy and succulent. It turned out very aromatic, flavorful and delicious.

The whole chicken legs are marinated for couple of hours in spices and then baked in an oven to perfection. This is a perfect and must try recipe for any special occasions or to please your near and dear ones.

Hope you like this easy simple recipe. Please do leave a feedback, I would love to have your feedback 😀

Happy cooking 😀


Preparation time – 60 mins

Cooking time – 40 mins

Serves – 5-6

Chicken Legs Whole – 4
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Lemon Juice – 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Curd/Yogurt – 3 tsp
Kashmiri chilly powder – 2 tsp
Chilly flakes – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – ½ tsp
Mango powder – 2 tsp
Black salt – 1 tsp
Black peppercorns – 2 tsp cracked
Oil – 3-4 tsp
Onions salad and lemon for serving

Method :

Take the washed chicken leg and pat dry with kitchen towel. Make slashes on it with a knife. Add the chicken to a bowl. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder. Lemon juice, salt and rub them nicely over the chicken. Let it stand for 10-15 min.

Next add all the remaining ingredients, mix nicely and rub the chicken well with the marinate ingredients. Let it marinate. The longer the better. I Kept for 4 hrs.

Take the marinated chicken Leg. Mix well again. In a baking try lay the chicken legs in single layer.

Preheat oven to 180° for 5-10 min and bake for 30 mins. Turn sides every 5-10 mins.

Increase the temperature to 200° and bake for 10 mins more, 5 mins on each side.

I served with onion salad and lemon.