Masala Chicken

Masala Chicken


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About this recipe: Chicken spiced with dhania, jeera, ilaichi, kali mirch and laung. Serve with basmati or parathas. Yum yum!


Serves: 4 

  • For the seasoning
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp each: cardamon powder, hot chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt
  • 4 large chicken drumsticks
  • Lemon wedges to serve

Prep:4hr  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:4hr30min 

  1. Place all the seasoning ingredients in a dry pan. Stir over low heat until fragrant.
  2. Remove from heat; add oil and water, stir to mix.
  3. In a shallow dish, rub salt over the drumsticks. Then rub the spice paste evenly over them.
  4. Cover and chill overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  5. Heat an oiled frying pan or cook on the tandoor or barbecue, turning often, for 30 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges and steamed basmati rice.

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