Chatpata Imli Chicken ऐसी चिकन करी कभी ना खाई होगी आपने Chicken Curry

Of all the Chicken recipes I have tried and cooked, this one is definitely special for the unique combination of spices & tamarind that go into it.

35-45 minutes
2
Indian
Chatpata Imli Chicken ऐसी चिकन करी कभी ना खाई होगी आपने Chicken Curry Recipe - Ranveer Brar

Ingredients

For Soaking Tamarind
1 cup red Tamarind, इमली

1 ⅓ cup Water, पानी

 

For Paste

2 tbsp Tender Coriander stems, धनिया के डंठल

2 inch Ginger (peeled) अदरक

4-5 no. Garlic cloves, लहसुन

3 no. Green chillies (less spicy & broken into half) हरी मिर्च

2 medium Onions, sliced, प्याज

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Chicken Marination

900 gms Chicken (drumstick & thigh with bones) चिकन

1 ½ tsp Degi red chilli powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

¼ tsp Asafoetida, हींग

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

2 tsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

1 ½ tbsp Mustard oil, सरसों का तेल

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Roasting Chicken

1 tbsp Mustard oil, सरसों का तेल

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

Marinated Chicken, मैरीनेटेड चिकन

4-5 no. Dry red chillies, सूखी लाल मिर्च

 

For Imli Chicken

1 tsp Mustard oil (optional) सरसों का तेल

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

5-6 no. Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

2-3 no. Cloves, लौंग

¼ tsp Fenugreek seeds, मेथी दाना

1 tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

½ tsp Fennel seeds, सौंफ

Prepared Paste, तयार किया हुआ पेस्ट

½ tsp Ghee, घी

Roasted Chicken, भुना हुआ चिकन

1 cup Tamarind pulp, इमली का गूदा

1 tbsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 tsp Sugar, चीनी

1 cup Water, पानी

2-3 tbsp Coriander leaves with stems, chopped, धनिया पत्ता

½ inch Ginger (peeled & chopped) अदरक

1-2 tbsp Ghee, घी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Garnish

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Process

For Paste

  • In a bowl, add coriander stems, ginger, garlic, onions, salt to taste and transfer it into a mixer grinder jar.
  • Grind it into a smooth fine paste and keep it aside for further use.

 

For Marination

  • In a bowl, add chicken, degi red chili powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder, mustard oil, salt to taste and marinate it well.
  • Keep it aside for 10-15 minutes to rest.

 

For Roasting Chicken

  • In a shallow pan, heat mustard oil, oil, add marinated chicken, dry red chillies and cook it until tender.
  • Transfer it to a plate and keep it aside for further use.

 

For Imli Chicken

  • In a handi or saucepot, heat mustard oil, oil, add black peppercorns, cloves, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add prepared paste, ghee and saute it for 7-8 minutes on moderate heat.
  • Add roasted chicken and mix it well.
  • Add tamarind pulp, degi red chili powder, sugar, water and stir it well.
  • Cover it with the lid and cook it for 10-15 minutes on moderate heat.
  • Add coriander leaves, ginger, ghee, salt to taste and give it a quick boil.
  • Transfer it on a serving dish and garnish it with coriander sprig.
  • Serve hot with roti.

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