Monday, 30 January 2017

Chicken Ghee Roast

Chicken ghee roast is one of the very popular Mangalorean dish. The chicken and spices are roasted in good amount of ghee and is an absolute delight to taste. If you love spicy food then you are definitely gonna enjoy this fiery chicken. 


For Marination-

Chicken- 750 gms
Curd- 1 cup
Turmeric- 2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp
Lime Juice- 2 tbsp

For Masala-

Kashmiri Red Chilli- 7-8
Dry Red Chilli- 3-4
Ghee- 8 tbsp
Coriander Seeds- 2 tbsp
Fenugreek Seeds- 1/2 tsp
Cumin- 1 tsp
Cloves- 4
Cinnamon- 1" stick
Garlic- 20 pods
Ginger- 1"
Peppercorns- 1/2 tsp
Onion- 1 
Tamarind Pulp- 2 tbsp
Jaggery- 1 tsp

For Garnishing-

Coriander leaves
Sliced onion 


-Marinate the chicken with the marination ingredients and leave it for 2-3 hours. 
-In a wok take 1/2 tbsp ghee and add all the spices mentioned under masala. Fry them on medium flame till it gives out nice aroma. Let it cool and grind into a smooth paste with the help of little water.
-In the same wok add the remaining ghee. When it is hot add the masala paste to it. Cook it till you see the ghee floating on top of the masala.
-Now add the marinated chicken and little water. Add salt and mix well.
-Cover it and let the chicken cook on slow flame. The gravy will reduce.
-Now you can garnish it with onion slices, lemon and coriander.

It can be eaten with roti, parathas and rice.

Note- If you want more gravy then add little more water.
You can reduce the amount of red chillies if you don't want it to be too spicy.

Enjoy your chicken ghee roast and do comment about it.

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