Thursday, 9 July 2015

Indian-style Hyderabadi Chicken !!!

The below posted recipe is learned and tried after watching food safari -India ,show Hosted by Maeve O'Meara which gets telecast on Fox Travellers.Dish was prepared by Chef Ajoy Joshi.Its really amazing to see him cooking and the method and ingredients which he used are so simply.So tried cooking exactly how he did and the dish was just classic with lot of flavours of Hyderabad- India.

Servings 4-5
Preparation time : 30 min Marination/Cooking time : 20 min

750 gram Chicken pieces
2 cups of curd
2 table spoon ginger/garlic paste
2 table spoon of rosted sesame/groundnuts paste(added milk while grinding)
2 tsp of green chili paste
2 onions golden fried
1 table spoon cumin powder
salt as per taste
oil for frying


  • In a large bowl,add ginger/garlic paste,roasted groundnuts and sesame paste,green chili paste ,salt and curd.Mix all ingedients well with your hand.
  • Than add crispy fried onions,chicken pieces,cumin powder and again mix it well ,allow it to marinate for 30 min.
  • After 30 min of marination shift the marination to a deep pan or casserole,cover the pan with steel or aluminum lid which is little curved at centre,add a cup of water on top of the lid and allow the chicken to cook for 20 min or untile the chicken is cooked well.
  • Once you feel its done,sprinkle lemon juice in chciken gravy and mix.
  • Serve hot with roti's or rice.

Note:No water to be added in chicken while cooking because water is added on top of the lid so that the chicken cooks with its vpours.