Black Chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - desi chicken
  • 2 whole pods garlic (burn the garlic on the gas till brown)
  • 1 onion (burn on the gas till brown)
  • 1/2 vati sukha copra (dry coconut)
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves
  • 1 ginger
  • 2 tbsp - malvani masala
  • 1 tbsp - garam masala powder
  • pinch turmeric powder
  • juice one lime
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 onion (sliced finely)
  • 1/2 glass water
  • finely chopped coriander leaves (to garnish)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Black Chicken

  • Make a smooth paste of garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, lime juice, malvani masala and turmeric powder.
  • Wash and clean the chicken pieces.
  • Marinate the chicken pieces in the paste and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Make a wet paste of sukha copra and the burnt onion.
  • In a kadai heat the ghee and add the sliced onions. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the marinated chicken pieces, salt and 1.5 glass of water. Give it a boil.
  • When it boils add the onion and copra paste.
  • Add the garam masala powder. Mix well.
  • Cover with a lid having water on it.
  • Cook on a low flame, stirring at regular intervals till the chicken is tender.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves, lemon wedges and sliced onions.