Friday, September 19, 2008


More Indian Chicken recipes to try...the famous Kali Mirch ! Nice !
  • 1kg chicken, cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 c black pepper corns (kali mirch sabut)
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder(haldi)
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 cloves (Laung)
  • 1 stem large curry leaves
  • 1/2 c tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 10 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tblsp oil

* Coarsely grind the pepper corns and along with turmeric and salt mix it with the chicken and refrigerate for an hour.
* Now heat oil in a wok and throw in the cloves first.
* After that put in the garlic and then the onion.
* Once the onions are pink in color add the tomatoes.
* Once the tomatoes start getting a little roasted, add the coriander powder.
* Sauté till oil gets separated from the paste
* Now add a cup of water and the curry leaves.
* Once it starts boling add the marinated chicken.
* Cook covered till the chicken is tender and serve hot with rotis.
Great Indian Chicken recipe for a great fiesta....nice and delicious ! Enjoy it !


Chicken Vindaloo Recipe

Try this nice Indian Chicken recipe....the Vindaloo...! Great !

• 3 Large Onions (chopped)
• 3 Chicken Breast Fillets (cleaned)
• 1- ½ cup Tomatoes (chopped)
• 2 tbsp Coconut Vinegar
• 2-inch Ginger (chopped)
• 3 pods Garlic (chopped)
• 1 tbsp Tamarind Paste
• 1 tbsp Garam Masala
• 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
• 10-12 Kashmiri Chilies
• 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
• Palm Jaggery

• Make a smooth paste of garlic and ginger by adding coconut vinegar. Set it aside.
• Now grind the poppy seeds and chilies separately in a grinder. Mix it with garam masala, ginger-garlic paste and tamarind puree. Blend well to form a thick paste.
• Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan over medium flame, add onions and fry till they turn dark brown.
• Add spice paste, some oil and fry onions for another 5 minutes.
• Add chicken and a little turmeric powder to onions. Sauté the dish for 5 minutes.
• Add some water and bring the dish to boil. Now add salt and jaggery, and stir well.
• Cover the pan with a lid and keep it on a low flame for at least 30-40 min, till the chicken is cooked.
• Chicken Vindaloo is ready to savor. Serve hot with steamed basmati rice and raita...the Indian chicken recipe is at your service ....delicious one !


Chicken Rezala Recipe

Another nice Indian chicken recipe to try.... !

• 1Whole, chicken
• 1 tbsp Wheat flour
• 2 tsp Ginger paste
• 3 tsp Garlic paste
• 2 tsp Garam masala
• 1/2 Cup keora water
• 200 gm Sour curd
• 8 Red chili
• 2 tsp Ghee
• 4 Onions
• 2 Bay leaves
• 10 Peppercorns
• 4 tbsp White oil
• Salt to taste
• Water as needed

• Wash and cut chicken into pieces.
• Add peepercorns, bay leaf, and garam masala to the heated oil.
• Fry chicken pieces with the spices, keep stirring.
• When the water in chicken gets dry, combine onion, ginger and garlic to it and cook well.
• Combine a mixture of curd, salt and flour to it, mix well.
• Add keora water to it.
• Steam them with 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker for about 10 minutes.
• Heat ghee in a serving spoon with red chili and combine it with the chicken.
This great Indian chicken recipe of Rezala is ready to serve...enjoy it with friends ! Nice one !


Chicken Makhani Recipe

Try this amazing Indian chicken recipe..... a great one !

• 1 Pound boneless chicken thighs
• 1 tbsp Peanut oil
• 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
• 1 Pinch salt
• 1 Pinch black pepper
• 2 tbsp Butter
• 2 tsp Lemon juice
• 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
• 1 tsp Garam masala
• 1 tsp Chili powder
• 1 tsp Ground cumin
• 1/4 Cup plain yogurt
• 1 Cup half-and-half
• 1 Cup tomato puree
• 1 Bay leaf
• 1 Finely chopped shallot
• 1/4 White onion, chopped
• 1 tbsp Cornstarch
• 1/4 Cup water

• Heat 1-tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Saute shallot and onion until it becomes soft and translucent.
• Add butter, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, 1-teaspoon garam masala, chili powder, cumin and bay leaf into the saucepan. Cook it for 1 minute.
• Then add tomato sauce, and cook for 2 minutes, stir it frequently. Stir in half-and-half and yogurt. Reduce heat to low.
• Now again it for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
• Season it with salt pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.
• Heat 1-tablespoon oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook the chicken until it turns lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
• Reduce heat, and season with 1-teaspoon garam masala and cayenne. Stir in a few spoonfuls of sauce, and simmer until liquid has reduced, and chicken is no longer pink. Stir cooked chicken
into sauce.
• Mix together cornstarch and water, and then stir into the sauce. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, or until thickened. The great Indian Chicken recipe is ready to serve...very nice and parties ahead ! Enjoy it !


Indian Curry Chicken

Try this traditional Indian chicken recipe...the famous Indian Curry Chicken ! tasty and hot !

  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 inch cube of ginger
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cut-up, skinned chicken
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cardamom pods (green if you can find them)
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice

* Mix the tomato sauce, yogurt and water and set aside.
* Blend the garlic, ginger and water until smooth. Brown the chicken pieces in the oil Remove the chicken from skillet and lower heat.
* Add the cinnamon stick, bay leaves, cardamom pods, cloves and hot pepper flakes. Stir for 30 seconds.
* Add the garlic and ginger paste and the turmeric.
* Stir for 1 minute. Add tomato mixture, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Stir.
* Add chicken, cover and simmer for 30 minutes, turning chicken a few times. Serve with plain rice..hmm... nice and tasty Indian Chicken recipe of curry... a traditional taste !


Chicken Moglai

Chicken Moglai..another great Indian chicken recipe to try !

  • 1 Large chicken, skinned, meat removed and cut into chunks
  • 12 oz clarified butter, ghee, or unsalted butter
  • 2 Onions, grated (medium size)
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 1 1/2 Inch piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 9 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 6 Green cardamoms, broken slightly open
  • 2 1 1/2-inch cinnamon sticks
  • 4 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 tbsp. Sugar
  • 6 tbsp. Ground almonds
  • 27 fl Cream
  • Flaked almonds to garnish

* Heat the ghee or butter in a large wok over moderate heat and fry the onions with the salt until translucent.
* Add the ginger, garlic, cardamoms, and cinnamon sticks.
* Stir-fry until the onions are golden brown.
* Add the chunks of chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes.
* In a small bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, ground almonds and cream.
* Lower the heat to "very low" and pour the egg and cream mixture into the wok.
* Simmer gently for 5-7 minutes, until the chicken is cooked and tender. Be careful not to overcook the sauce, or the eggs and cream will curdle.
* Serve garnished with flaked almonds.
The amazing Indian chicken recipe of Moglai is ready to serve...delicious chicken ! Enjoy !

Chicken Tikka

Try this nice Indian chicken recipe.. the Chicken Tikka... a must try !

  • 3 lbs. Chicken
  • 1 cup Yoghurt
  • 1 tbs. Pressed Garlic & Ginger
  • 1 tbs. Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbs. Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tbs. Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

* Skin & bone the chicken. Cut into 4 parts. Prick it well with a fork or a sharp knife.
* Mix yoghurt, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, salt and pepper in a bowl.
* Place chicken into marinade for 2 hours.
* Thread chicken pieces onto skewers.
* Brush with olive oil and place on BBQ for 6 minutes or more on each side.
This nice India chicken is ready for a great feasts...enjoy !

Chicken Masala

Another great Indian Chicken recipe to try..Masala !

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 4 tbsp. curd (plain yoghurt)
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. ginger powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsps chilli powder
  • 2 tsps coriander powder
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • Salt to taste

* Cut chicken into pieces and marinate with curd and salt and keep aside for an hour.
* Heat oil and fry turmeric.
* Add onion and fry till light brown.
* Then add ginger and garlic mixed in a tbsp. of water and stir well.
* Then add chilli and coriander mixed in 4 tbsps water. Stir well until the oil comes out clear.
* Now add the chicken and sufficient water to make good sauce.
* Cover and let cook on gentle heat till chicken is done.
This great Indian chicken masala is at your service....nice and tasty ! Bon apetit !

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken

  • 12 Chicken drumsticks and/or breast pieces (skin removed)
  • 1 cup plain yoghurt or 2 cups Buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp. ginger powder
  • 2 tbsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. garam masala
  • Meat tenderiser (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. salt (use less if tenderiser contains salt)


* Prick the chicken pieces with a fork all over.
* Apply the tenderiser to the chicken pieces and let it stand for an hour or so.
* The marinade: Take a wide and deep bowl about 12 2 inches wide and deep enough to hold all the chicken pieces.
* Add the yoghurt plus one-cup water or the buttermilk with no water into the bowl.
* Add all the spices from nos. 3 through 8 into the bowl and stir to form a homogeneous mixture.
* Now add the chicken pieces into the mixture, so that they are all covered with the paste/mixture.
* Cover the bowl with a lid and let it stand for 6 hours.
* If you plan to marinade for 12-15 hours, put it in the refrigerator.
* The more time it is marinated, the better it will absorb the spices and the tastier it will be.
* When you are ready to grill the chicken, apply melted butter to the the chicken pieces with a brush or spoon all over and you are ready to grill the chicken on the barbecue in the normal
* Turn over the chicken pieces when they look brownish red in colour or darker if you prefer it well done.
* Slice finely onion into rings, add some salt and lemon juice to it, to be served as a salad with the tandoori chicken.
* Lemon juice sprinkled on the cooked pieces also adds to the flavour, if you wish.
The Indian tandoori chicken is ready to serve...enjoy the great feasts ! Nice !

Indian Butter Chicken

Try this Indian Butter Chicken recipe.... very tasty 1

  • Chicken - 300 grams, cleaned and cut into small pieces
  • Cinnamon- 2" pcs
  • Salt - to taste
  • Cashew & almond paste - a handful ground smoothly
  • Ginger & garlic paste - 2 tspns
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tspn
  • Onion - one chopped
  • Orange colour - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Butter - 3 tspn
  • Oil - 2 tspn
  • Tomato puree - 2 tomatoes blended smoothly


* Fry onions in oil till transparent.
* Add cinnamon and let it fry.
* Then add ginger & garlic paste along with a little water.
* Stir continuously.
* Add turmeric, chilly, coriander powder with salt and mix well.
* Pour in tomato puree, cashew & almond paste - mix well with water.
* When it starts to boil add the chicken which should be mixed with a little colour.
* Then add sufficient water for the chicken to boil.
* The gravy should get thick or according to your requirement.

Before switching off add butter and serve hot with parathas....the Indian chicken is ready to serve...enjoy it !