Oct 1, 2013

Hara Bhara Chicken Fry

Hara- Bhara Chicken Fry with herbs and spices is a fabulous treat for a potluck party. Chicken is slow cooked in a raw paste of green chili, coriander, ginger, garlic and onion paste until it is tender and juicy. The raw herb paste turns into semi-gravy which zesty and toothsome when mixed with hot steamed rice. 


Whole chicken, cut into bite sized pieces
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp turmeric
5 tsp oil

For the masala
5 green chilies
1 tsp pepper corns
5 garlic cloves
1 inch piece of ginger
1/2 onion
Handful of Cilantro
4 cloves
1 inch stick of cinnamon


  • Make a coarse paste of green chilies, pepper, ginger, garlic, onion, cilantro, cloves and cinnamon
  • In a heavy bottomed vessel, heat oil. Add onions and saute until it turns transparent
  • Add turmeric powder and ground herb paste. Mix well
  • Add chicken. Cover the pot and cook for 15 minutes
  • Adjust salt as per taste and cook for 20 to 25 minutes
  • Serve hot with rice or chapathi

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