Chicken Ghee Roast / Roasted Chicken Chettinad Style / Masala Trails

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Apr. 05, 2018

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Step 1
Chicken 1 Kilogram
Lemon 1 , juiced
Yogurt 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Step 2
Dry red chillies 15
Black peppercorns 2 Teaspoon
Coriander seeds 2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds 1 Teaspoon
Garlic cloves 8
Tamarind water To Taste
Step 3
Ghee 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Jaggery 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves To Taste



1. Marinate the chicken with lemon juice, yogurt and turmeric powder and keep aside for an hour.

2. In a thick bottomed pan, roast the dry red chillies, black peppercorns, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds. Switch off the flame and let the spices cool down.

3. Add the roasted spices in a mixer jar. Add garlic cloves, tamarind water and grind the spices together to a fine paste.


4. In a pan add 1/4th cup of ghee and place the marinated chicken and cook it till the chicken is 70% done.

5. Add the remaining yogurt mix, in the pan, combine it with the oil and masalas and store it aside in a bowl.

6. In the same pan add the ground masala and let it cook on a low flame. Add 2 tbsp of ghee to the masala.

7. Add the yogurt stock, salt, jaggery and add the cooked chicken to the pan.

8. Keep coating the chicken with the masalas on a low flame for 5 mins.


9. Serve while hot and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Bit Difficult
Servings: 4