Mains, Meat

Indian Roast Chicken

Cooking method:

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 45 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Indian Roast Chicken

During busy periods, when the oven is full and the hobs are too, there is nothing better then being able to roast a whole chicken basted in spices in the Ninja Foodi Multicooker!


  • 250ml Water or chicken stock
  • To taste Salt and pepper
  • 1 whole (approx 4lb) Chicken (skin on)
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1.5 tbsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1-2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder (or red chilli powder)
  • 1.5 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground coriander
  • ½ tsp Ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp Garam masala
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice

Cooking mode

When entering cooking mode - We will enable your screen to stay ‘always on’ to avoid any unnecessary interruptions whilst you cook!


  • Step 1

    Pour the chicken stock into the Foodi bowl and add salt and pepper

  • Step 2

    Tie the chicken legs together with a string

  • Step 3

    In a small bowl, combine the oil, ginger, garlic, chilli, cumin, coriander, turmeric, garam masala, salt and pepper and lemon juice

  • Step 4

    Baste the chicken all over with the mixture, both inside and out

  • Step 5

    Place, breast side down, inside the Air Frying basket

  • Step 6

    Close the pressure lid and seal

  • Step 7

    Select pressure and set to 22 minutes. Press the start button

  • Step 8

    Quick release the pressure by pressing cancel and carefully moving the valve to vent

  • Step 9

    Remove the lid gently and mix together the crisping ingredients

  • Step 10

    Brush over the chicken

  • Step 11

    Close the lid and set the temperature to 200C. Air crisp for 10 minutes

  • Step 12

    Serve on a bed of Jewelled rice and enjoy!