Chicken ghee roast – Jazz up your weeknight dinners with this spicy, tangy and sweet chicken roast recipe. The juicy succulent chicken pieces coated in aromatic masala is a treat for your taste buds.
Each and every part of the country has its own variation of authentic curry that’s true to its Indian roots yet unbelievably unique. To be exact, familiar spices and flavors are brought together in unfamiliar ways to create dishes that are totally different from each other. For me, a good curry is all about punchy flavors and intoxicating aromas.
Without a doubt, this chicken ghee roast is a feast for the senses – spicy, aromatic, and delicious all at once. The truth is a good chicken curry always make a great side dish. Don’t you agree? And that’s the very reason why I made this chicken dish – to serve with neer dosa, thin crepes made with rice flour. Seriously, a delicious classic combo. It’s a must try. And yes, I’ll share the recipe with you soon. I promise.
This chicken ghee roast recipe is obviously it’s authentic version. I mean, there are no store bought spice masala involved in this recipe. We’re going to make everything from scratch, and I’m pretty sure you’ll love it. We’re talking about coriander seeds, red chilies, whole peppercorns, cumin seeds. Fresh ingredients for maximum flavor.
Start by roasting all the dry spices over low flame. Once cooled, grind to a fine paste along with garlic cloves and tamarind water. The aroma of this spice paste is totally out of this world.
Ok now, we’ll marinate chicken with ground turmeric, yogurt and lemon juice. Keep this in the refrigerator for one hour or overnight if possible. Next up, we’ll cook the marinated chicken in ghee until they’re browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the pan, and add more ghee to the same pan.
You know, this chicken ghee roast recipe is all about the amazing flavor and aroma of ghee. So forget about calories and cook in plenty of ghee. Sauté the ground masala paste in ghee which is literally going to make this chicken recipe more flavorful.
Add jaggery, cooked chicken and sauce to the pan. Now we’ll cook the chicken over low flame until they are cooked through. The chicken pieces will absorb all the flavors from the masala mix. Drool worthy, right?
Once the chicken is cooked, garnish with curry leaves. This chicken recipe brings you a combination of different flavours – tangy tamarind, spicy masala and sweet jaggery. And that’s one amazing chicken ghee roast recipe you must definitely add to your recipe repertoire.
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