Chicken Ghee Roast

chicken ghee roast recipe

We have delicious and authentic chicken ghee roast recipe Mangalorean style just for you. This dish is very popular in Mangalore and is loved by every single Mangalorean. If you haven’t tried this dish before, you have to try it. Hope you enjoy our recipe.

  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 5 Kashmiri chillies
  • 10 Kumti red chillies
  • One marble size tamarind
  • 1 Tsp cut cashew nuts
  • 1/2 TSP sugar.
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 TSP turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera/cumin seeds
  • 1 Tsp Coriander seeds
  • Salt as required
For seasoning
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Few cut cashew nuts (optional).

Method of preparation:

  • Clean and cut the chicken into pieces.
  • Soak the chillies for 10 minutes. Once it’s done, remove the seeds, add tamarind to the chillies,add  cashew bits,1/2 tsp sugar, turmeric powder, coriander seeds and jeera/cumin seeds and grind it into a paste.
  • Fry the above masala in ghee. Add chicken and mix well. Add salt to taste.
  • Cook it in slow fire, stir occasionally and do not add water.
  • Continue until the chicken is cooked well and stop once it attains a dry masala stage.
  • Season it with ghee, curry leaves and few cashew nuts (optional) and your Chicken Ghee roast is ready to be served.
  • To get more spicy flavour, add more chillies as needed.

chicken ghee roast recipe

– Recipe by Pearl Fernandes

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Maria · October 8, 2019 at 5:00 am

The chicken ghee roast looks very appetizing and I am definitely going to try it.

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