Chicken Angara

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Chicken Angara


Pre Cut Chicken Skinless 750 grams
Yogurt 1 cup
Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon
Coriander powder 1/2 tablespoon
Roasted cumin powder 2 teaspoons
Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tablespoons
Browned onions 3/4 cup
Tomato puree 3/4 cup
Almond paste 3 teaspoons
Cloves 4-5
Ghee 1 teaspoon
Fresh cream 3 teaspoons
Fresh coriander leaves chopped1 tablespoon
Thin strips of ginger for garnishing
A fresh coriander sprig for garnishing


Put chicken pieces in a bowl, add yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, red chilli paste and salt and mix well. Keep the bowl in the refrigerator to marinate for one hour.
Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add marinated chicken along with the marinade, stir and cook till oil leaves the sides of the pan.
Grind browned onions into a coarse paste
Add tomato puree to the pan, mix and cook for two to three minutes
Add browned onion paste and mix well. Add half cup of water and stir to mix. Add almond paste, mix well and cook till the chicken is fully cooked
Heat two pieces of coal on direct flame till very hot
Place the hot coal pieces in a steel katori and place the katori in the centre of the pan with chicken. Put cloves and ghee in the katori and cover the pan for two minutes
Remove the cover and the katori and mix well. Add cream and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mix well
Garnish with ginger strips and coriander sprig and serve hot

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