Green Chicken | हरा चिकन

Prep time
10 min
Cooking time
10 min
Cousine / Course
Indian-entrée
Servings
4-5

Ingredients – Marination

  • कोंबडी / मुर्गी / Chicken – 1 kg
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – per taste
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – 1 tsp

Instructions Marination

  1. Clean chicken throughly
  2. Add salt to taste
  3. Add turmeric, mix well, set aside for 20 min

Ingredients – Masala

  • धने / धिनया / Coriander seeds – 2 tbsp
  • िजरे / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • डाळ्या / दरिया दाल / Dariya split – 1 tbsp
  • खोब्र / नािरयल / Dry Coconut (grated)- 2 tbsp
  • कांदा / प्याज / Onion – 2
  • िहरवी िमरची / हरी िमर्च / Green Chili (spicy)- 10-12
  • अद्रक / अदरक / Ginger – 1 inch
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 8-10
  • कोथंबीर / धिनया पत्ता / Coriander leaves
  • गरम मसाला / Garam Masala – 1 tsp

Instructions Masala

  1. In a pan add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, roast on low till light golden and aromatic, remove and cool down
  2. Add daria split to pan, roast on low till light golden, remove and cool down
  3. Add grated coconut, roast on low till golden, remove and cool down
  4. Add onion, roast till onions are soft and golden, let it cool down
  5. Grind green chili, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, together to fine paste
  6. Add roasted masala
  7. Add Garam Masala, grind to fine smooth paste
  8. Masala is ready!

Ingredients – Curry

  • तेल / Oil – 1/4 cup
  • Grinded masala
  • Marinated chicken

Instructions Curry

  1. In a pot, heat oil on medium
  2. Add grinded masala, mix well, roast till oil starts to separate
  3. Add marinated chicken, mix well
  4. Add little water, mix and cook for 2-3 min
  5. Now add 2-3 cups water, cook till chicken is cooked, stir in occasionally
  6. Flavorful green chicken is ready!

Tips

  1. Grind masala to very fine paste, this gives nice texture to gravy
  2. All ingredients are dry roasted to get nice smoky flavor
  3. Roasting masala till oil separation is important step
  4. Serve with Bhakri, Roti, Naan, Rice

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