Monday, December 29, 2014

Chicken Rezala


Chicken: 250 gm
Yoghurt: 1/2 cup
Onion (chopped): 1
Ginger (chopped): 2 inch
Garlic (chopped): 3 cloves
Salt to taste
Coriander powder: 1/2 tsp.
Sugar: 1/2 tsp.
Cooking oil: 2 tsp.
Green Cardamom: 2
Cinnamon: 1 inch
Bay leaf: 1
Cloves: 2
Black peppercorns: 1/2 tsp.
Dried red chilli: 1

  1. Add the yoghurt, onion, ginger, garlic, salt, coriander and sugar to the grinder and grind it to a smooth paste. Marinate the chicken in this mix for 1-2 hours.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf and cloves. When they crackle, add peppercorns and red chilli and mix well, sauté for a while. 
  3. Add the marinated chicken along with the marinade to the pan. Mix well and let cook for 2 minutes. Add red chilli powder if required. Add about half a cup of water and cover. Let cook on medium flame for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove cover and add a bit more whisked yoghurt. Mix well, turn off the flame after 2 minutes. Serve hot. 


  1. Looks yummilious, all I need is some soft pooris to go with this.
    Laxmi Nagar

    1. thanks a lot, yes it goes well with poori or chappati, even rice.

  2. Hiya, just trying your recipe. Did you use turmeric for the yellow colour? I wanted to check as didn't see it listed as an ingredient.



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