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Spicy Saoji Chicken Recipe

Jun 22, 2018







Saoji Chicken is an authentic Maharashtrian curry cooked with the hottest spices you can think of to spice up your taste buds. Watch and learn this delicious non-vegetarian recipe by Roopa and serve it hot with rice.


    Chicken 500 grams
    Oil 3 tbsp
    Turmeric 1/2 tsp
    Chilli powder2tsp
    Onion sliced 2
    Coriander seeds 1 tsp
    Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
    Bay leaf
    Red dry chili 6
    Cinnamon 2
    Cloves 4
    Peppercorns 9
    Cardamom 2
    Jowar flour 2 tbsp
    Fresh coriander 1/2 cup
    Green chilies 2
    Ginger garlic


Method of preparation For Marination –
Take a mixing bowl, add chicken to it followed by turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt give it a good mix an keep it aside.
Preparation Of Saoji Masala:- – Heat oil in a pan, add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom, bay leaf, peppercorns, cinnamon, red dry chili and roast it for a while
– Combine jowar flour and roast it with other spices on a low flame
– After the masala mixture cools down grind it in a blender.
– In other pan heat the oil, add onions and fry it till golden brown, once the Onions are cooled blend it in a blender along with some fresh coriander leaves, ginger, garlic, green chili, and water.
– Heat Oil In a Pan, add above paste along with the powdered spices, salt and water let it boil and add Marinated Chicken to it cover it with a lid until its cooked.
Serve it with Bhakri or Chapati.

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Roopa's biggest inspirations, apart from the women in her family are Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, and the late Tarla Dalal. She has cooked on several TV shows, food challenges and YouTube videos. Learn her recipes on Coastal Kitchen.

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