Nei Kozhi /Ghee Chicken

Hi again and am so sorry to break my promise. I cannot resist myself from posting this recipe as this is very tasty and yet simple to make. I've learned this dish from a tv show called aaha enna rusi where Chef Jacob did a show how to make this. From the beginning itself I's so impressed with the recipe,but not with the amount of ghee he added, but still the final o/p convinced me making this immediately the same day. But, I reduced the quantity of ghee and the dish was YUM. 

Ingredients :
For Masala: 
Pepper + cumin seeds -- each 1 tsp
Dry red chilly -- 12 nos.
Shallots -- 50 gms
GG paste -- 1 tsp
Curry leaves -- 1 sprig
Ghee -- 1/2 tbsp

**  Heat the ghee and fry the pepper + Cumin .Beware it will crackle and it might harm u, so be ready to move aside.

* Then add the dry red chillies, ginger garlic paste,curry leaves,shallots one by one and saute everything  until translucent for 2 to 3 minute in pure ghee and grind to a semi ground paste.




For Nei kozhi :
Chicken -- 1/4 kg
Turmeric powder --1/2 tsp
Ghee -- 1 tbsp

Oil -- 1 tbsp (optional)
Grounded masala-- as reqd
Salt -- to taste

** Heat the pan with ghee and add the chicken,urmeric powder + salt and cook in a low flame.
* Add the ground masala ,  add lil water (may be 1/4 cup) cover and cook over a medium flame until it turns dry ..very dry. (like in the pics)

* Serve with ghee rice,pulao,biryani..or simply with sambar rice. 
Notes:
* This dish was never really over powering cos of the pepper +chillies+shallots. The end result was subtle.
* U may omit the ghee for frying the masala and add instead while frying the chicken.
U may also totally omit the ghee if u think it's bad for health ..go for oil.

Happy eating guys,
Shanavi

17 comments:

  1. Yum ..looks fab ...nice pic

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  2. Sounds new to me...looks very tempting

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  3. நானும் இந்த ரெசிபியை டிவியில் பார்த்து எழுதி வைத்துள்ளேன்,செய்யதான் நேரமில்லை...பார்க்கும் போதே நாவூறுது!!

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  4. Wow!!!looks super tempting and delicious,mouthwatering recipe....awesome clicks...

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  5. Oh My God it looks so delicious....

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  6. Luv the ghee roasted chicken,Even i have the same dish in my drafts..Glad to see u back..

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  7. Its mouthwatering. Wanna have a plate. Yummy.

    www.indianrecipecorner.com

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  8. Love this ghee chicken roast, have it prepared since a long..Irresistible.

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  9. Fabulous and simply superb..

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  10. That's an drool worthy recipe.....

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  11. wow dear !!!!what an absolutely mouth watering recipe !!!!ghee chicken looks so so delicious....love those gorgeous clicks !!!

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  12. tried this today.. Came out so well.. Thanks for posting this recipe.

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