Monday, June 1, 2009

Chicken Roast

I got this recipe from a blog called lemon n spice by lena, as i found this recipe quiet nice and immediately wanted to try this out as just by reading and seeing the picture it looked yummy,and  when i did try it out also it  was simply mouth watering and delicious and quiet easy as well 


500 gms boneless chicken cut into med size pieces

1 Onion finely chopped

1 tomato finely chopped 

2 tsp Chilli powder 

1 tbsp Coriander powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tbsp Ginger-garlic-Chilli paste

1 Bay leaves  Crushed

1 tsp Garam Masala 

2 sprig Curry leaves

2 tbsp finely chopped Coriander leaves 

Salt to taste

2 tbsp oil

For Marinade

2 tsp Chilli powder

2 tsp Coriander powder

1/2 tsp Turmeric powder

1 tbsp freshly Crushed peppercorns

1 tsp Garam Masala

1/2 cup Coriander leaves

1 sprig Curry Leaves 

1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic-Chilli paste

2 tbsp thick curds

salt to taste


  • Make a semi-thick smooth paste of ingredients listed under marinade and Marinate the chicken with this paste for 30 minutes 
  • Pressure cook the marinated chicken pieces along with 3/4th cup of water till one whistle and then keep it aside
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onion and fry till translucent, then add ginger garlic chilli paste and fry for 2 minutes 
  • Then add chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,bay leaf,curry leaves, coriander leaves and fry well
  • Add the tomatoes and fry until it gets mashed and then add the chicken pieces along with the water and mix well
  • Cover and cook till the gravy becomes thick and then garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice