Behr Tandoori M170-7

Color code:M170-7
Color name:Tandoori

Add warmth and vibrancy to your space with Behr Tandoori (M170-7). This rich and bold color creates an inviting atmosphere that pairs beautifully with soft neutrals like cream and taupe, as well as deep shades of navy and olive green. Tandoori can be used as a statement wall color in a living room or dining room, or as an accent in a bedroom or office. Its versatile nature allows it to complement a variety of design styles, from traditional to modern. Embrace the unique charm of Behr M170-7 Tandoori in your home to create a space that is both cozy and striking.

What are Behr Tandoori undertones?

Red is Behr Tandoori undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

187, 92, 77

Is Behr Tandoori M170-7 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 8° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M170-7 Tandoori HSL code: 8, 45%, 52%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Tandoori:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Tandoori M170-7 vs Peppery SW 6615

Behr Tandoori M170-7 vs Sherwin Williams Peppery SW 6615Open Tandoori M170-7
LRV: 18.51%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Tandoori M170-7 vs Tibetan Orange PPU2-14

Behr Tandoori M170-7 vs Behr Tibetan Orange PPU2-14Open Tandoori M170-7
LRV: 18.51%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm