Monday, 21 January 2013


This dish is considered to be one of the best dishes.
  • Serves for 4.
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes.
  • Cooking time: 45 minutes.



Chicken drumsticks -600 gms

Ginger Paste - 3 tsp 

Garlic paste - 3 tsp

Red chili powder - 1 tsp

Lemon Juice - 2 tbsp

Brown onion paste - 5 tbsp

Tomato puree - 4-1/2 cups

Stock of Chicken - 4 cups

Butter (unsalted) - 6 tbsp

Coriander powder - 1 tbsp

Green chilies - 4 sliced

Cashew nuts - 1 tbsp ( roasted and crushed)

Cream - 2 tbsp

Saffron - 1/2 tsp, dissolved in 1 tbsp water

Salt - as per taste

  • Marinate the chicken with  garlic ginger paste, chili powder, salt, and lemon juice for half an hour.
  • Cone the drumsticks and roast in a tan door till it tender well.
  • You can also tan door it in micro oven on grilled mood.
  • Combine the tomato puree and onion paste along with the chicken stock in a wok.
  • Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly till its become a thick sauce consistency.
  • Keep aside the sauce.
  • In a separate wok, heat 4 tbsp butter.
  • Add the chicken drumsticks then add coriander powder.
  • Saute it for 3 minutes.
  • Add the sauce and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and keep aside.
  • Melt 2 tbsp butter in a pan.
  • Add the green chilies and cashew nuts.
  • Saute briefly.
  • Add the cream, pour over the prepared chicken.
  • Sprinkle saffron over the paste.
  • Now its ready to serve hot.
  • You can serve with any Indian breads and also serve as a starter.
How to make brown Onion paste:    Its so simple to make.
  • Slice and fry the onions in a little oil and allow to cool before processing. 

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