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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Chicken Roast

  1. Chicken-1 (600 gm)
  2. Onion-1 and 1/2 cup(chopped)
  3. Onion paste-1 Tbs
  4. Plain yogurt- 3 Tbs
  5. Ginger paste-1 ts
  6. Garlic paste-1 ts
  7. Cumin powder-1 ts
  8. Coriander powder-1 ts
  9. Mace powder(joitri)-less than 1/2 ts
  10. Cardamom- 4-5 pcs
  11. Cinnamon-3 sticks
  12. Green chili- 6 pcs
  13. Sugar-1 ts
  14. Salt-1 ts or your choice
  15. Oil around-1 and 1/2 cup
  1. Cut the chicken into 4 pieces,wash and drain water.
  2. Add all powder and paste ingredients, salt and plain yogurt to the chicken. Keep it for marinate around 1 hour.
  3. Heat 1 cup oil in a pan and fry chicken lightly.
  4. Heat around 1/2 cup oil in a pan and add chopped onion,cinnamon and cardamom. Fry onion until it become deep golden brown. Add remaining marinated paste and stir. Add fried chicken to it and stir until oil comes out by the side of the pan.
  5. Add 1 cup water and cook it in medium heat. After 5 min add sugar and green chilli.
  6. Cook until gravy become thick.
  7. Turn off heat and serve with pulao.


  1. As salamu alaikum.

    I tried my first ever chicken curry following this recipe. It went fine though I made some mistakes. But as a first shot, it was not bad at all. It reminded me the taste of 'Star Kabab's chicken jhal fry' a bit. Thanks for the recipe. Jazak Allah.


    -Moudud (Univ. of Notre Dame).

  2. Thank you so much and we are glad to know that you liked our recipe.

  3. Hi! Thank you for your website! I am an American woman married to a Bangladeshi man. His family have taught me some cooking, but not a lot and I wanted to surprise him.
    He came home to tuna kebabs, chicken roast, palau,begun bhaji, rosgulla and rasmali. He is in heaven. And your recipes create exactly the dishes we have at his family's.
    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

  4. Hi,
    Thank you soooooooo much. We are very happy to know that you love our blog that much and appreciation from our viewers are an inspiration to us....:)
    Thanks again.

  5. Hi,

    Where can I buy the mace powder? Do I have to use that for this recipe?

    Thank you!

  6. Hi,
    You can find mace in regular grocery store spices section. I found mine at Walmart and Miejers.

  7. Hi, Thank you for the recipie. You can use Radhuni chicken roast Masala instead.

  8. Great recipe. Have tried many from your list and all are a hit. I'm also an American married to a Bangladeshi guy and his family cooks with with almost no spice....Had to find something tasty online lol