Appetizing!! Chicken Chukka / Chicken ghee roast / Chicken varuval

With this bright red color in the display i just always get tempted to try this recipe at home, I always avoid adding food color in my recipes instead i use kashmiri red chilly.

This is one of a recipe which i always wanted to give a try, hope you guys like this recipe with a little twists and tricks to make it in a easy way. This is one of the best starter and also an awesome side dish recipe which you can try.

Prep time: 10 min       cooking time: 15 min       serves: 2


  1. chicken – 100 gms
  2. Onion – 1

Dry roasting ingredients:

  1. Coriander seeds – 3 tbsp
  2. Peppercorns – 2 tbsp
  3. Cumin seeds – 2 tbsp
  4. Fennel seeds – 1 1/2 tbsp
  5. Red chilly – 5
  6. Kashmiri red chilly – 3

Grinding ingredients:

  1. Ginger – 1 medium sized
  2. Garlic – 3 to 4 cloves
  3. Lemon juice – 3 tbsp
  4. Water – 2 to 3 tbsp
  5. Salt – 1/2 tsp
Marinade the chicken 2 hrs before with lemon and some salt then add all the paste to this with some’ curd and turmeric powder’


  • Take a pan & dry roast all the dry roasting ingredients
  • And then grind all the dry roasted and grinding ingredients and grind well
  • Add the paste to the marinated chicken
  • Add some thick curd and turmeric powder to the paste and combine it together
  • Then take a pan and add some oil and ghee
  • Add the onions and saute well
  • Add in the chicken and the paste to it and mix them well
  • Cook it for about 10 min and then add a bit of oil to it
  • Fry them well until all the gravy stuff is gone
  • Garnish with some curry leaves and coriander leaves
  • Serve it with some raw onions for a crunchy texture and lemon wedges which will enhance our taste buds
  • This goes well with roti, naan, parotta, biriyani and rice too
  • Our tempting chicken chukka is all ready to taste!!!!

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Looks tasty

    Liked by 1 person

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