Rara Chicken Recipe

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Rara Chicken
How to make Rara Chicken
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Flavorful Punjabi chicken dish in a thick curry, spiced up with cardamom, yogurt and whole red chillies.

Ingredients of Rara Chicken

  • 1 kg chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup yogurt (dahi)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 black cardamom (badi elaichi)
  • 4 green cardamom (chhoti elaichi)
  • 1 tsp cumin (jeera)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder (dhania)
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger , shredded 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 whole red chillies (sabut lal mirch)
  • 1 cup tomato ,chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

How to Make Rara Chicken

  • 1.Whisk together the yogurt and salt and marinate the chicken in it for an hour.
  • 2.Heat the oil and add the bay leaf, both cardamoms, and cumin.
  • 3.When the seeds splutter add the onions and sauté till light brown. Add ginger and garlic pastes and stir for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • 4.Stir in coriander, turmeric and chilli powder. Add the chicken along with the marinade, and cook over high heat to begin with and then medium, till cooked through, stirring a few times.
  • 5.Cook until tender. Add the tomatoes and chopped ginger and stir. Then add the whole red chillies.
  • 6.Stir fry till the chicken pieces are coated with the masala. Serve hot.