Chicken Rezala (Indian recipe) Recipe

Chicken Rezala (Indian recipe)


Chicken         600 gm
Curd (Yoghurt)  200 gm 
Onion           6 (medium) 
Ginger Garlic Paste  2 tsp            
Green Cardamom  4            
Cinnamon        2"            
Clove           4            
Pepper Corn     8            
Green Chilli    6 (slit)            
Ghee            125 gm            
Sugar           1 tsp            
Raisin          20 gm            
Salt            To taste

How to make Chicken Rezala (Indian recipe)

1. Rub ginger garlic paste to chicken pieces and leave for 1 hour.
2. Cut onion in thick round slices.
3. Beat curd with 2 tsp water and mix with onion slice.
4. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add whole spices, except green chillies. Add chicken pices and fry for five minutes.
5. Add the onion. Pour 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil. Add sugar and salt to taste.
6. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until chicken becomes tender.
7. Add raisin and green chillies and cook 2-3 minutes more, till ghee has separated
8. Serve hot with paratha (or white rice)

You can skip the raisin if you do not like it too sweet.

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