Chicken Pickle

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Chicken Pickle works as a great, yummy accompaniment to any dish. Firstly, you need to marinate the chicken pieces with turmeric powder and leave it aside for about 10 minutes.

Next, boil 2 cups of water, add the chicken pieces in them and cook until all the water has evaporated. In a separate pan, heat oil and fry ginger pieces for 10 minutes before adding the chicken pieces too. Fry until the chicken pieces until they take on a golden-brown shade before adding chilli powder, salt, fenugreek seed powder, the paste and lemon juice.

Mix well and store in sterilised, airtight jar. Pour the remaining oil from the pan onto the chicken pieces and store into a cool place.

Take a look at more Pickles-Chutneys Recipes. You may also want to try Dudhi (Bottlegourd) Peel Chutney, Banana Chutney, Sweet and Sour Ginger Sambal , Sambal Belacan

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  • 1 kg - chicken pieces (approximately 1" cubes)
  • 2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 cups - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 kg - mustard oil
  • 3/4 cup - salt
  • 1 cup - lemon juice
  • 100 g - ginger (small pieces)
  • For paste: 1/2 cup - poppy seeds (khus khus)
  • 1" stick - cinnamon
  • 20 - cloves

How to Make Chicken Pickle

  • Marinate the chicken pieces with turmeric powder. Leave aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a pan, pour 2 cups of water and bring to boil.
  • Add the chicken pieces and cook until the water evaporates.
  • In another pan, heat oil until it emanates smoke.
  • Add the ginger pieces and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces and fry golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken pieces and let them cool.
  • Add lemon juice, the paste, fenugreek seed powder, salt, chilli powder and mix well.
  • Store in sterilised jar.
  • Pour the remaining oil on the chicken pieces .
  • Store in cool place.