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Sultana Chicken Recipe

Sultana Chicken is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 medium sized Chicken
  • 250 gms - sour Curd
  • 1 tbsp - each of garam masala, cumin and Coriander seeds
  • 1.5 tsp - each of Nutmeg and Mace
  • 1 tsp - powdered Jeera
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder, salt and chilli powder to taste
  • 1 piece Ginger
  • 4 flakes Garlic
  • 1 large Onion
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 12 tbsps - ghee, a few drops of milk(blanched)
  • 50 gms - Tomatoes
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - thick Tamarind water
  • 2 handfuls Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Sultana Chicken:

    1. Beat the curd well and add all the spices and salt into it.
    2. Let the chicken marinate in this mixture for 4 hours.
    3. Grind the ginger, garlic, onion and green chillies to a paste.
    4. Place the marinated chicken in a pan.
    5. Cover with hot water and cook till the chicken turns tender and completely dry.
    6. Then add 3 tbsps of hot ghee into it and fry to a rich, golden colour.
    7. Remove from the fire and keep warm.
    8. Now heat 4 tbsps of ghee separately and fry the onion paste, sprinkling a little milk occasionally till it turns golden brown.
    9. Add the tomatoes and cook till the ghee floats on the top.
    10. Add the chicken, mix well, and then add tamarind water.
    11. Cover and simmer till the chicken turns almost dry.
    12. Serve hot, sprinkled with fresh coriander leaves.


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