Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast | How to make Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast

By Antara Navin  |  6th Aug 2016  |  
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About Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast Recipe

Chicken ghee roast is a classic South Indian chicken dish and its origin is traced to Kundapur, a coastal town in the Indian state of Karnataka. The star of this spicy dish is ghee, also known as clarified butter. This is a dry chicken dish flavored by the ghee, since the chicken and the spices are roasted in ghee. So, Chicken ghee roast is a rich dish of Mangalore and served in special occassions with neer dosa. This is one of the popular dishes that features in any restaurant menus of South Indian Cuisine.

Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast by Antara Navin will definitely help you in its preparation. The Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast can be prepared within 120 minutes. The time taken for cooking Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast is 45 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast step by step. The detailed explanation makes Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast from BetterButter.

Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast

Ingredients to make Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast

  • Main ingredients :
  • 3 chicken thighs or breasts skinless (with or without bone)
  • 2.5 tbsp ghee
  • To marinade:
  • 1/2 cup thick curd or hung curd
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp kashmiri mirch powder(to add color)
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • For chicken masala paste :
  • 8-10 dry red chillies(adust as per your spice preference)
  • 2.5 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 7-8 black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 3-4 fenugreek seeds
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1 tbsp grated coconut
  • Other Ingredients :
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 2 garlic cloves smashed,peeled and finely chopped or grated
  • 5-7 fresh curry leaves

How to make Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast

  1. Wash the chicken with water. Pat it dry with a kitchen paper towel or any absorbent material and cut it into medium size cubes. Marinade it with yogurt, turmeric powder, kashmiri chilly powder, cayenne, ginger garlic paste and salt. Refrigerate it for atleast 2-3 hours.
  2. Prepare the chicken masala. Dry roast the red chillies. Keep it separate.
  3. Add a teaspoon of ghee in the same pan. Saute coriander seeds,cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, black peppercorns, fenugreek seeds and fennel seeds at low heat till it gives out a light aroma of the spices.Turn off the flame and cool the roasted spices.
  4. Grind the roasted red chillies first in a mixer or food processor. Then add the roasted spices and grind it coarsely. Add tamarind paste, coconut and grind it into a smooth paste with little water. The chicken masala paste is ready to use.
  5. Heat 2 tablespoon of ghee in a deep bottomed pan. Add chopped onions and garlic. Saute at low medium heat till the onions turn soft, translucent and light brown.
  6. Add curry leaves and saute for 2-3 minutes on medium heat till the leaves wilt. Add the chicken and saute at medium heat for 5 minutes. Cover and cook the chicken for 15-20 minutes till the chicken is cooked.
  7. Remove the cover. Add the chicken masala paste and salt as needed. Stir, mix and cook at medium heat till the chicken is coated well with the masala.
  8. Turn off the flame, transfer the chicken onto a serving bowl. Serve it hot with chappati or neer dosa.

Reviews for Kundapur Chicken Ghee Roast (4)

Oyendrila Bhaduri Goswami2 years ago

what is cayenne

Ayesha Kumar2 years ago

Lovely chicken dish

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago


Pranav Shah2 years ago

Too delicious :)

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