Sali Marghi Recipe

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Sali Marghi
How To Make Sali Marghi
  • Recipe By: Darius M Dorabjee
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Sali Marghi Recipe: Darius M Dorabjee of Dorabjee & Sons, Pune shows us how to cook an authentic Parsi sali marghi. A delicious chicken recipe to cook at home and feast on with friends and family.

Ingredients of Sali Marghi

  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger, chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder (for color)
  • 1/4 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp garam masala
  • 7-8 chicken pieces (leg and thigh)
  • to taste salt
  • Water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp jeera powder
  • To top the dish sali (deep fried potato lachchas)

How to Make Sali Marghi

  • 1.In a deep pan (pateela) add oil. Once its hot, add chopped onions, ginger and garlic paste. Saute till the onions are golden brown. Strain any extra oil.
  • 2.Now add the tomato puree. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • 3.Add chilli powder, turmeric, green chilli and garam masala. Saute till the oil lifts up.
  • 4.Add the chicken pieces. Coat them nicely with the masala and add salt.
  • 5.Add the water (enough to cover the chicken partially), cover the vessel and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 6.Now add the zeera powder. Mix well. Cook till the gravy has thickened and the chicken is cooked.
  • 7.Before serving top it with a handful of sali.
Key Ingredients: oil, onions, ginger, garlic paste, tomato puree, red chilli powder (for color), turmeric, green chilli, garam masala, chicken pieces (leg and thigh), salt, Water, jeera powder, sali (deep fried potato lachchas)