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Saucy Chicken 65

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Author Rafeeda


  • 900 gm chicken legs skin removed and slits made
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp yogurt
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • 4 green chilles minced
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1 inch pc ginger pounded
  • 4 garlic cloves pounded
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 capsicum chopped
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt to taste


  • Combine the chicken with the marination ingredients and keep aside for at least an hour.
  • Combine the yogurt, ketchup and paste together and set aside.
  • Heat a saucepan with the oil. Add the chicken peices and fry both the sides for around 3 minutes each till charred. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same saucepan, melt the butter. Add the curry leaves and green chillies and saute briefly.
  • Add in the onions and saute till nicely browned.
  • Add the ginger and garlic and saute till the raw smell is gone.
  • Add the capsicum, sugar, chilli powder and turmeric and saute till cooked.
  • Pour the yogurt mixture and cook on high flame for around five minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add in the chicken and toss it up well. Add in the water, adjust the salt. Cook on closed lid and low flame till the chicken is well cooked.
  • Serve with rice or chapathis!