Luscious whole-milk yogurt adds an unexpected tart note to a fiery Indian marinade of cumin, cardamom, and cayenne pepper. Use this marinade to make Tandoori Fried Chicken.
Toast spices in a small skillet over medium-high until very fragrant, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a spice grinder; finely grind. Mix with yogurt, lime juice, ginger, garlic, 2 teaspoons salt, turmeric, and cayenne.