Mumbai spl Tawa Chicken मुंबई का मशहूर तवा चिकन मसाला street style Tawa Chicken

From the lanes of Mohammad Ali road in aamchi Mumbai, comes this popular dish - Tawa/ Tava Chicken Masala

35-40 minutes
2-4
Indian
Mumbai spl Tawa Chicken मुंबई का मशहूर तवा चिकन मसाला street style Tawa Chicken Recipe - Ranveer Brar

Ingredients

For Ginger Garlic Paste

1 inch Ginger (peeled & roughly chopped) अदरक

8-10 no. Garlic cloves, लहसुन

3-4 no. Green chillies (less spicy & roughly torn) हरी मिर्च

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Chicken Marination

Prepared Ginger Garlic Paste,  अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट

1 kg Chicken thighs (boneless & cut into strips) चिकन

2 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

 

For Masala

½ tbsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

1 tbsp Coriander seeds, धनिये के बीज

1 tsp Fennel seeds, सौंफ

¼ tsp Fenugreek seeds, मेथी दाना

1 ½ tbsp Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

2-4 no. Cloves, लौंग

3 no. Black cardamom, बड़ी इलायची

2 no. Mace, जावित्री

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tbsp dry Fenugreek leaves, crushed, कसूरी मेथी

1 inch Cinnamon stick, दालचीनी

 

For Sauteing Chicken

2-3 tbsp Oil, तेल

Marinated Chicken, मैरीनेटेड चिकन

 

For Tawa Chicken

Remaining excess oil, बचा हुआ तेल

2 no. Bay leaf, तेज पत्ता

3 no. large Onions, chopped, प्याज

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

½ tbsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

½ tbsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

 

3 no. large Tomatoes, chopped, टमाटर

¼ cup Water, पानी

2 tbsp Butter, cubed, मक्खन

1 tbsp Tender Coriander stems, finely chopped, धनिये के डंठल

Sauteed Chicken, भुना हुआ चिकन

2 tbsp Prepared Masala, तयार किया हुआ मसाला

2-3 tbsp fresh Coriander leaves, finely chopped, धनिया पत्ता

2 no. Green chillies (less spicy & chopped) हरी मिर्च

 

For Garnish

Fried Cashew Nuts, तले हुए काजू

Lemon wedge, नींबू की फांक

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Ginger, julienned, अदरक

Process

For Ginger Garlic Paste

  • In a mortar pestle, add ginger, garlic, green chillies, salt to taste and grind it coarsely.
  • Keep it aside for further use.

 

For Chicken Marination

  • In a bowl, add prepared ginger garlic paste, chicken thighs, degi red chili powder, oil and marinate it well.
  • Keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.

 

For Masala

  • In a pan, add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, black peppercorns, cloves, black cardamom, mace, salt to taste and roast them for a while until aromatic.
  • Transfer it to a tray, add dry fenugreek leaves, cinnamon stick and mix it well.
  • Transfer it to a mixer grinder jar and grind it smoothly.
  • Keep it aside for further use.

 

For Sauteing Chicken

  • On a cast iron tawa or pan, add oil, once it’s hot, add marinated chicken and saute it for a while until half cooked on medium to high flame.
  • Transfer it into the dish or tray and keep it aside for further use.

 

For Tawa Chicken

  • On the same tawa, add remaining excess oil, once it’s hot, add bay leaf, onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, degi red chili powder and cook it for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes, water and cook it for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  • Add butter, tender coriander stems, sauteed chicken and cook it well for 7-8 minutes.
  • Finish it with some prepared masala, coriander leaves, green chillies and mix it well.
  • Transfer it to a serving dish, garnish it with fried cashew nuts, lemon wedge, coriander sprig and ginger.
  • Serve hot with ladi pav.

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