Random Magazine

Recipe for " Over Night Chicken "

By Alka Narula @narulaalka
This is my secret recipe and i call it 'over night chicken " this is my contest entry for 'Master chef India 2 contest " on Indiblogger.in . I christened it 'OVER  NIGHT CHICKEN ' it takes almost a night for the flavours and spices to get absorbed by the chicken.
Serves 4
chicken with bones  - 1 full
 mustard oil  - 1/2 LT
vinegar  - 1/2 cup
fresh garlic paste  - 100gms
fresh ginger paste  -100gms
red chilli powder  -2tsp(or to taste)
salt  - 2tsp (or to taste)  
cloves  -6nos
green cardamom  - 4nos
Black cardamom  - 6 nos
cinnamon  - 2sticks
Tej patta  - 6 leaves
Black pepper  - 4nos
Saunth powder  - 1/2 spoon
Sauf powder  - 3 tsp
Chilli sauce green  - 1tsp
Ajinamoto  - 1/2 tsp
Make a paste of 1tsp salt, 1 tsp red chilli powder ,2tbs vinegar,1tsp chilli sauce, a pinch of saunth powder and 1tsp saunf powder , add chicken to this paste and mix well so that the chicken pieces are completely covered by the paste . Keep the chicken in refrigerator and let it marinate over night.
The nxt morning or after twelve hours of marination ,take the chicken out of the refrigerator and remove the excess water if any  keep the water in a seperate bowl (chicken might secrete water) .
 Burn the mustard oil in a heavy pan and add the chicken pieces to it  let it fry on a medium flame till tender. Once well fried take the pieces out of the pan and in the same oil add  fresh ginger paste , fresh garlic paste
 all the sabut masala (whole spices) and saute  till the paste is light brown.
Add fried chicken, and the drained chicken water to the fried ginger,garlic and sabut masala paste and saute  at low flame till the water dries out . Now add  all the remaing masalas (spices),vinegar,ajinamoto to it , mix well and allow it to cool at room temp.
This chicken is ready to have , two hours after its cooked. Have it with your choice of bread....hope you enjoy it...

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog