Chicken ghee roast how to make chicken ghee roast recipe

Restaurant style chicken ghee roast | Mangalorian chicken ghee roast recipe

Serving garnished chicken ghee roast for chicken ghee roast recipe
Chicken ghee roast

Chicken ghee roast recipe with step by step photos and video. This is one of the most popular recipe of Mangalore, perhaps you can say the pride of Mangalorian Cuisines is chicken ghee roast.

I am sharing the recipe of chicken ghee roast in a restaurant style which you can easily make at your home . I have used chicken leg boneless as it get cooked quickly. You can use with bone chicken or chicken breast pieces  to make this recipe.

All you need to do is to marinate the chicken pieces with yoghurt, salt and chill powder for about 2 hours.

In this recipe Kashmiri chilly is used to give the red color to the chicken pieces and bekti chilly to make it spicy (hot).

In some typical Shetty kitchen's tandoori chicken is used to make chicken ghee roast. It taste much better as chicken pieces are marinated and roasted over tandoor and  then roasted with ghee and curry leaves.

You can read  how to make  Tandoori chicken recipe restaurant style and How to make chicken fingers

So how can you make chicken ghee roast like them at home ?

You can follow the below instructions for that :-

At home you can marinate the chicken pieces with curd ,  salt and Chilli powder for about 2 hours. Then roast them in a pan with ghee till 10 - 20 % done.  Then remove them and follow the step by step method given below .

Make ahead option

The chicken ghee roast masala can be freezed  for more than 1month in a freezer. You can freeze the masala by portion wise in different container. So when you want to make chicken ghee roast , just bring out that specific portion and start to make it.

Ingredients :-

* 250 gm chicken leg boneless pieces

* 50 gm Kashmiri chilly whole

* 30 gm  betki chilly whole

* 1 handful bunch of curry leaves

* 3 teaspoon coriander seeds

* 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

* 1 teaspoon black pepper whole

* 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds

* 1/2 teaspoon cloves

* 10 - 15 garlic cloves(pods)

* 1/2 cup chopped onion

* 1 teaspoon chopped garlic

* 2 teaspoon pure ghee

* 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

* Chopped coriander for garnished

* Salt as per taste

Kashmiri chilly and betki Chilly for chicken ghee roast recipe
Kashmiri chilly and betki Chilly

Coriander seeds,cumin, cloves, curry leaves, garlic for chicken ghee roast recipe

Step by step method for chicken ghee roast :-

       For ghee roast masala

*  Dry roast both the chilly whole and the whole spices separately on a kadai or pan in medium flame. Remove and let them cool down.

* Then in a bowl mix the chilly whole with the dry spices and add garlic cloves and half of the curry leaves.

Mixed chillies with garlic curry leaves and whole spices for chicken ghee roast recipe

* Now grind them into a fine paste using grinder or mixer adding water as required.

* The paste shouldn't be too watery if it is  thick then it is ok .  This is our chicken ghee roast masala or paste .

Red colour masala or paste for chicken ghee roast recipe
Ghee roast masala

    Making chicken ghee roast

* Now take a pan and heat ghee in medium flame and add the garlic and saute for a while.

* Then add the chopped onions and saute till translucent. Again add the remaining curry leaves and saute with  onion garlic till light brown.

* Add the prepared ghee roast masala and cook for two minutes. Then add the chicken pieces and mix well with the masala .

Ghee roast masala with sauteed onion garlic and Curry leaves for chicken ghee roast recipe
Ghee roast masala with sauteed onion garlic curry leaves
Cooking ghee roast masala
Cooking ghee roast masala

Adding chicken pieces in ghee roast masala for chicken ghee roast recipe
Adding chicken pieces

* Pour water and salt and  cook the chicken pieces till done.

Cooking chicken for chicken ghee roast recipe
Cooking chicken

* Now increase the heat of the flame and stir the chicken mixture continuously to dry up .  Pour the lemon juice over the chicken pieces and mix.

* Remove and garnish with Cilantro leafs and serve the chicken ghee roast.

Serving chicken ghee roast
Chicken ghee roast

Video for chicken ghee roast recipe

               NUTRITIONAL VALUE ( 1 serving)

* Calories :- 593 cal

* Carbohydrate :- 8 g | Fats :- 32 g

* Protein :- 66g | * Iron :- 18%

* Cholesterol :- 270 mg

               SERVING TIPS

* Chicken ghee roast can be served with Neer Dosa. It goes well with Appam and plain steam rice as well.

* Generally it is served as an appetizer or stater along with some spiced Lachcha onion.

* A tandoori Naan is also a good option with chicken ghee roast.

               RECIPE NOTE

* For less spicy(hot) you can avoid to use the betki Chilly in the recipe.

* Curry leaves is a must for the recipe as it gives the recipe its unique flavours. We can't think of chicken ghee roast recipe without curry leaves.

* For best results marinate the chicken pieces for about 2 hours.

You can read more popular recipes from below :-

Yummy delicious kala jamun recipe

Paneer butter masala

Bangda (Mackerel) tawa fry recipe

How to make Tandoori Pomfret Recipe

Chicken Tikka masala recipe


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