Baked Chicken Delight

Ingredients for Baked Chicken Delight:

1. Chicken cut into big pieces – 1, full chicken

2. Garlic paste – 1 table spoon

    Ginger paste – 1 table spoon

    Curd – 1 table spoon

    Chilli powder – 1 tsp

    Lemon juice – From half lemon

    Ghee – 1 table spoon

    Salt – For taste

For Masala:

3. Onions – 4

    Coriander powder – 1 table spoon

    Chilli powder – ½ tsp

    Fennel powder – ½ tsp

   Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp

    Garam masala powder – ½ tsp

4. Refined oil – ½ cup

5. Salt – For taste

How to prepare Baked Chicken Delight?

1. Marinate chicken using ingredients no: 2.

2. Allow it to rest for 6 hours.

3. Grease a glass bowl using ghee and transfer chicken along with masala to it.

4. Cook chicken in oven.

5. Heat oil in a pan and add a few chopped onions.

6. Deep fry them and remove from oil.

7. Sauté the remaining chopped onions till they turn light brown colour.

8. Add all powders except garam masala, and keep sauting till a thin layer of oil appears on surface.

9. Add half cup water, and boil it till oil appears in gravy.

10. Crush half amount of fried onions & garam masala powder and add to it.

11. Put the flame off.

12. When chicken is 3/4th done, take it out from oven.

13. Pour the gravy on its top and sprinkle garam masala powder.

14. Put it back in oven and cook till masala turns brown colour.

15. Decorate with fried onions and serve hot with any main course dish of your choice.

Courtesy: Grihalakshmi July, 2010

Also read a few chicken side dish recipes. Click on the images in the gallery to read.


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