Tuesday, November 16, 2010

CHICKEN ROAST (Poricha kozhi)


Chicken pieces------------ 5
Oil---------------------------  for frying
Curry leaves--------------- for garnish

For marination:
Ginger -------------------------1 1/2 inch piece
Garlic-------------------------- 1 medium size pod full
Small onion/ Red onion----3 tbsp, roughly chopped
Red chilly powder-----------2 tbsp 
Coriander seeds-------------2 tbsp
Turmeric powder-----------1/4 tsp
Chicken masala powder--1 tsp
Garam masala powder----1/4 tsp
Black pepper corns---------1/4 tsp
Lemon ------------------------ juice of 1 medium size
Salt as needed.

For gravy:
Onion--------------------------1 cup, sliced
Green chilly------------------2 or to taste, slit lengthwise
Tomato------------------------1, medium sized, sliced
Ginger ------------------------1 inch piece, chopped finely
Garlic -------------------------2 large cloves,chopped finely
Red chilly powder----------1tsp
Coriander powder----------1 tsp
Turmeric powder-----------1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder----1/4 tsp
Chicken masala powder--1/4 tsp
Water--------------------------3 tbsp
Oil------------------------------ 1 tbsp
Salt as needed.


  1. Grind all the marinating ingredients to a smooth paste and marinate chicken pieces for minimum 30 minutes.
  2. Medium heat oil in a vessel and fry the marinated chicken pieces.
  3. Once the chicken is perfectly cooked and is light brown color,transfer to a plate and drain off excess oil using a tissue paper. 
  4. Now prepare the gravy. For this,medium heat oil in a pan and saute ginger,garlic, green chillies,sliced onion and tomato one after the other.
  5. To this add turmeric powder,red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala powder and chicken masala powder. Add little water(about 3 tbsp) and cook it.
  6. Next switch off the flame and add chicken pieces to it and mix it good.
  7. Transfer it to serving plate and garnish with curry leaves.
  8. Serve with rice,chapathi etc.

Step 1
Marinate chicken

Step 2
Fry chicken

Step 3
Transfer to a plate and drain off excess oil.
( Chicken tasted fabulous at this stage,but adding gravy doubled the taste)

Sliced onions,green chilly,tomato,ginger and garlic chopped

Step 4, 5
Saute all ingredients for gravy

Add chicken to above gravy and transfer to a serving plate.
Garnish with curry leaves.

I am sending this to Chicken Recipe Event  hosted by Dr Sameena 



  1. Poricha kozhi super ayittundu kanan...Soumya!!!

  2. wow.......lipsmacking my everyloving recipe. Nice job with the clicks. Thnx god u didnt try 3b shots or else i would be grabbing for the delicacy

  3. looks yummy n mouthwatering here...

  4. Very nice starter ...I can finish it off in no time. Looks yummy.
    Soumya why don't you link this recipe to Sameena's Chicken event- http://myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/2010/11/chcken-recipe-event.html

    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. Sounds perfect and love your preparation, so yum....


  6. Very inviting and droolworthy chicken roast..


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