Chicken Ghee Roast | How to make Chicken Ghee Roast

By silpa jorna  |  7th Oct 2015  |  
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About Chicken Ghee Roast Recipe

This is a popular mangalorean dish and makes a great accompaniment with a bowl of hot rice and rasam/dal.

Chicken Ghee Roast

Ingredients to make Chicken Ghee Roast

  • chicken - 1/2 Kg cleaned
  • yogurt - 1/4 cup
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Dry red chilly 68
  • cloves 3
  • fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • coriander seeds 1 1/2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Black peppercorns 8
  • garlic pods 5
  • tamarind Paste - 1/2 tbsp
  • ghee 4 tbsp
  • curry leaves 1 spring
  • salt as needed
  • lemon juice - 1 tbsp

How to make Chicken Ghee Roast

  1. Marinate the chicken in curd, turmeric powder, lemon juice and 1/2 tsp of salt and keep it aside for few hours or overnight.
  2. In a pan, dry roast red chillies on low flame first. Remove them and keep them aside.
  3. In the same pan add 1 tsp of ghee and roast the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, fenugreek seeds and peppercorns on low flame for 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Grind the roasted red chillies and spices with garlic and tamarind into a fine paste.
  5. Take a heavy pan, add 2 tbsp of ghee and add the marinated chicken and salt as needed and cook until almost done and let all the liquid evaporate.
  6. Add some ghee in a different pan and add the ground paste and saute it well for 5 - 6 minutes.
  7. Add the chicken pieces to this and saute well until all the chicken is coated well with it.
  8. Cover and cook for 3 - 4 minutes. Once done, garnish with curry leaves and serve with hot rice.

Reviews for Chicken Ghee Roast (3)

Mehar Tayyaba2 years ago

red chillies 68??

Naseem Khan2 years ago


deepak kumar2 years ago