Chicken Rara Masala | How to make Chicken Rara Masala

By Arpita Parmar  |  12th Oct 2016  |  
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About Chicken Rara Masala Recipe

A flavourful dry (rara) chicken recipe. The rich aromatic gravy is to die for.

Chicken Rara Masala is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chicken Rara Masala in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Chicken Rara Masala by Arpita Parmar has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Chicken Rara Masala at home without any difficulty. Chicken Rara Masala is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Chicken Rara Masala would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Chicken Rara Masala this weekend. Share your Chicken Rara Masala cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Arpita Parmar for inputs. In case you have any queries for Chicken Rara Masala you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Arpita Parmar. You can also rate the Chicken Rara Masala and give feedback.

Chicken Rara Masala

Ingredients to make Chicken Rara Masala

  • Boneless chicken - 750 gms (With bone pieces can be used)
  • onion medium sized - 3 nos (thinly sliced)
  • tomato medium sized - 2 nos (Grind to paste)
  • ginger - 1.5 inch
  • garlic - 10-12
  • cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Kashmiri red chilli Paste - 1 Tablespoon (deseeded and soaked in hot water & grind to paste)
  • oil - 3 tablespoon
  • ghee - 1 tablespoon
  • salt as per taste
  • sugar - A pinch
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • masala powder:
  • cloves - 6
  • cinnamon - 1 inch piece
  • bay leaf - 2 no.s
  • coriander seeds - 1 tsp
  • Shahi jeera - 1 tsp
  • Green cardamom - 1 no
  • star anise - 1 no.
  • nutmeg powder- 1/4 tsp

How to make Chicken Rara Masala

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients listed under masala powder. Grind it to fine powder and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a Kadhai and add cumin seeds. Next add the sliced onions with a pinch of sugar and saute for a few minutes till the onions turn pink. Add the ginger and garlic paste to the sauteed onions and fry for 2-3 mins.
  3. Add turmeric and red chilli powder along with tomato puree and saute for 5-10 mins or till oil separates. Now add the Chicken pieces and stir to coat it well.
  4. Finally add the red chilli paste and 1 1/2 tbsp of ground masala powder and salt to taste. Lower the heat to low, cover and cook for 15 mins or till the chicken is completely cooked.
  5. Chicken Rarra Masala is ready, garnish with coriander leaves and add a tbsp of ghee. Serve it with rice or roti.

My Tip:

If using Chicken with bone then the cooking time will slightly increase. You can also add yoghurt to this dish for some tanginess.

Reviews for Chicken Rara Masala (3)

Zeenath hafeez Shaik3 years ago


Evelyn Shilpa3 years ago

lovely chicken dish

Arpita Parmar3 years ago


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