Chicken Sookha

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Chicken - 1kg (cut into 1/2 inch pieces)
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds (jeera)
  • Red chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • 1 - finely chopped green chilli
  • 2 - dry red chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder (haldi) -1/4 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • 2-inch piece - ginger, peeled and chopped finely
  • Dhania powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • 5 tbsp - oil
  • 1 onion - chopped
  • 1 onion - chopped long
  • 1" stick - cinnamon
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper
  • Cashew nut pieces
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp

How to Make Chicken Sookha

  • Clean chicken pieces and wash thoroughly. Drain the excess water.| Marinate the chicken pieces with a paste of red chilli powder, little salt, haldi, and ginger-garlic paste for 1 hour.
  • Put marinated chicken in steamer and steam for 30 minutes. Chicken should be well-cooked, leaving most of its oil in the steamer.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, onions, and green chillies.
  • Fry onion till it turns brown.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, dhania powder, bay leaves, cashew nuts, salt, chilli powder, chopped green chillies, red chillies, garam masala, cinnamon, black pepper and ginger pieces and fry till fragrant.
  • Add steamed chicken and fry for some time. Do not add any water.
  • Stir and cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice and serve hot.

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