Chicken Ghee (Clarified Butter) Roast

Ghee Roast

Chicken Ghee (Clarified Butter) Roast

1.5 Kg Chicken



1cup curds

1.5 tsp turmeric powder

1 lime ( Juice)

Salt to taste (1.5 tsp)


15 Kashmiri Chillies

8 Red Chillies

15 Pepper Corns

1.5 tsp cumin seeds

3 tsp Coriander seed

1 tsp Fenugreek seeds

15 flakes garlic

1 lemon sized tamarind soaked in water

1 cup Ghee

3 tsp sugar

Three sprigs curry leaves

3 tbls chopped coriander


Cut the chicken into medium pieces and marinate in the marinade ingredients overnight or at least 6 hours in refrigerator.

Dry roast the chillies, pepper, coriander, cumin, fenugreek and then grind all the ingredients to a fine paste using little water.  Keep the masala water.

Heat half of the ghee in a pan and add the marinated chicken pieces and fry till almost cooked. Remove the pieces and water.

Add the remaining ghee and fry the ground masala till rawness goes and oil comes out of the mixture. Add the fried chicken, some of the water and salt to taste. Cook till water dries up. Add Sugar and mix well.

Garnish with curry leaves, chopped coriander leaves and remove from fire.

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