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Chicken marinated in soyabean sauce and cooked with spices. A refreshing change with an oriental touch.

Indian Non - Vegetarian Recipes

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Serves: 4 
Cooking time (approx.):  minutes
Style: Indian Non-Vegetarian

8  medium sized pieces (about 800  grams) of chicken
1  tablespoon(s) soyabean sauce
1  teaspoon(s) each of cumin seeds and black peppercorns
8  green chillies
1  cup(s) chopped coriander leaves
8  garlic flakes
1" piece ginger
2" piece cinnamon broken
4  cloves
2  green cardamom(s)
1  medium onion(s) finely chopped
2  tablespoons clarified butter (ghee) / butter / oil
salt to taste

    Make cuts on the chicken pieces and marinate it with a mixture of soyabean sauce and salt for at least two hours. Grind together rest of the ingredients to a paste.

  1. Heat the clarified butter (ghee) / butter / oil in a heavy-bottomed pan till hot. Add the ground paste and saute on medium level for about 3  minutes or till it is aromatic.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and salt to taste. Mix well. Add a little water if gravy is required. Cover and cook on low level for about 20  minutes or till the chicken is fully cooked.


  • This dish can be had dry or with gravy. For thicker gravy, add some cornflour dissolved in water while cooking the chicken.

Can be served with: Green Peas Rice (Matar Pulav), white rice or Indian bread (Roti).

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