This is a dish cooked only in clay pot and one
The grilling or roasting part is also done in the
This recipe is purely my own find,it just took its
course while I was preparing lunch for Easter.
After the preparation,I added scrambled eggs to
garnish.You can add fried egg pieces or boiled
egg pieces if you prefer.
To the recipe now
For the marinade
500 gm chicken
1 tblsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder)
or 2 tblsp vinegar
2-3 tblsp curd
1 tblsp lime juice
1 tblsp red chilli powder
3/4 tblsp cummin powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tblsp mustard oil / normal oil
Salt to taste
Oil to grill chicken 2-3 tblsp
Marinade the chicken for minimum 30 minutes
To prepare the chicken
Add the oil to the clay pot,and arrange the
chicken pieces .Cook on a slow fire,turning it to
sides . This will give out some water.Remove
the water, and keep it separate.Remove the
chicken pieces also and keep separate.
For the masala
2 big onions sliced
4 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp saunf seeds
1 -2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
1-2 slit green chillies
Salt to taste .
Kasuri methi leaves
2 tblsp oil
1/2-1 tsp pepper powder(to sprinkle at the end)
In the same clay pot,add oil ,saunf and onions
and sauté till brown.
Remove the onions,and add chopped tomatoes
and the rest of the ingredients and cook till
tomatoes are soft.
Now add the tomato mix to the onion and
Return the mixture to the clay pot. Add the
grilled chicken pieces, and cook in the masala
till well blended.
Now add the remaing stock ( 1/2 cup )and cook
till you get the masala consistency .
Add methi leaves.
Sprinkle pepper powder,and add green chillies
and scrambled eggs.
I shoved the masala to aside and scrambled
in the same pot itself 😀.
This masala was awesome , and could be
served with rotis, rice .