Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Sukha chicken(Maharashtrian Style)

I always search chicken recipe because chicken is my family's favorite then i found this recipe in sanjeev kapoor site it is very easy and quick chicken recipe which filled my home with the aroma of all the wonderful spices. Do try at home I'm sure you will love it.

  • Chicken-1/2 lb(cut into medium pieces)
  • Green capsicum-1 ( chopped into cubes)
  • Onions -2 medium(chopped)
  • Garlic-7-8 cloves
  • Ginger-1 inch
  • Peppercorn-8 to1Cloves-5 to 6     
  • Coriander seeds-1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Whole red chili-3
  • Cinnamon stick-1 inch
  • Coconut-1 cup (dried and grated)
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil- 2 tbsp

Heat a pan on medium flame add coconut and dry roast until light golden brown.
Keep aside to cool.In same pan dry roast all spices cloves,coriander ,red chili,cumin, cinnamon,peppercorn on low heat.Place onion, ginger,garlic,coconut and roasted spices
in a grinder and grind into a fine Paste.
Put the cleaned chicken pieces in a bowl and prick the pieces with a fork.
Add ground paste,salt and mix well,cover and keep in refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.
Heat oil in a pan add marinated chicken and cook for 4 to 5 minutes add turmeric powder
And adjust the salt and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or chicken is done.
Add capsicum pieces and mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
Garnish with Coriander leaves.
Serve hot with chapati.


  1. Love any dish where masala coats to the main ingredient.

  2. Drooling here.. Yummy sukha chicken..

  3. looks mouthwatering!!!my aunt usually prepares this type of chicken,would love to try your recipe

  4. looks really mouthwatering, with all that masala coated...

  5. it is so delicious and inviting...

  6. Wow..dry chicken, looks so yummy and delicious! Fantastic recipe <3

  7. Looks tempting and so relishing!!

  8. My family members love chicke too .Loooks great dear

  9. The dry preparation of the chicken sounds lip smacking.

  10. Love anything with chicken and masala coated looks even more delicious.

  11. Yummy.. thnx.. easy sure its tasty too

  12. Nice recipe


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