Pickled chicken drumstick

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 8 skinless chicken drumsticks (weight approx. 850 gms.)
  • 1/4 cup - vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup - ground onions
  • 2 cloves
  • 8 peppercorns
  • 8 whole red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - nigella seeds
  • 1 tsp - aniseed
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - crumbled jaggery
  • 2 tbsp - finely shredded ginger
  • 2 tbsp - finely slivered garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - lemon juice
  • For the marinade:
  • 1 cup - thick yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp - ginger paste1 tbsp - garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala

How to Make Pickled chicken drumstick

  • Combine all the ingredients for the marinade and drumsticks. Leave to marinate for 8 hours, refrigerated.
  • Arrange drumsticks in a 10 inch quiche dish, in spoke shape with thicker end facing the rim of the dish.
  • Micro (covered) for 10 mins. on High, turning over once.
  • Remove from the microwave oven.
  • Drain and reserve gravy for later use.
  • Combine vegetable oil and onions in a 1.6 litre casserole dish.
  • Micro uncovered for 4 mins. on High stirring once.
  • Add the cloves, peppercorns, whole red chillies, mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Mix well
  • Micro, covered with paper towel for 2 mins. on High.
  • Add nigella seeds, aniseed, red chilli powder, jaggery, ginger, garlic and the gravy from step (2).
  • Mix well. Micro, covered with paper towel, for 4 mins. on High.
  • Remove from the microwave oven and add salt to taste and lemon juice.
  • Mix well and pour on the drumsticks.
  • Micro, covered for 4 mins. on 80% (Medium High).

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