Thursday, April 30, 2009

Baked Chicken in gravy..

Today's recipe is Baked chicken in gravy. It is a combination of many recipes that i have come across on the net. It goes well with chappathi or nan or poori...

Ingredients You need:
Chicken Drumsticks - 5 nos
One medium Potato
For Marination
chilli powder- 1 tblspoon
coriander powder- 1 tblspoon
ginger paste - 1/2 tblspoon
garlic paste - 1/2 tblspoon
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
chicken masala - 3/4 tsp
lemon juice
salt to taste
Make a marinade of the above items and marinate the chicken and keep refrigerated overnight or atleast for 4-5 hrs.
Ingredients for gravy
1 Medium onion
1/2 of a medium tomato
Green chillies - 2nos (optional)
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
garam masala - 1/2 tsp
chicken masala -1/2 tsp
fennel seeds - a pinch
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 tsp
  • Cut the potato into thin long strips same as the way we cut for french fries.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degree Farenheit.
  • In an oven safe bowl put the marinated chicken drumsticks and the cut potato pieces. Drizzle some oil over the chicken and the potatoes and bake the chicken in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 mins take the chicken out, flip the pieces, baste it with some oil and bake it again for another 15 minutes. Mean while you can prepare the gravy.
For the gravy
  • Heat some oil in pan, add the fennel seeds and saute. To that add the thinly sliced onion, green chillies and saute well.
  • To the sauted onions add all the remaining powders and fry well.
  • Now put in the cut tomatoes and stir well till the oil separates.
  • Now add some water to this and boil to get the gravy. Dont forget to add salt.

After the intial half an hour of baking, take the chicken out, pour the above gravy over the chicken and bake it again for 30 minutes, flipping the pieces after 15 minutes.


Pooja said...

Baked Chicken sounds healthy renuka..Looks nice..

Pooja said...

Baked chicken looks spicy and delicious. I love this Indian version :)

Gita's Kitchen said...

Delicious dish...nice idea of using chicken :)

Deepa Hari said...

Thank you for stopping by and for the lovely words have a nice space here....Baked chicken looks spicy and yum.

Pavithra said...

Looking yummy even though i never eat it loved the colour and clicks

Anonymous said...

I love all the spices you are using here and the chicken sounds excellent!

Vrinda said...

Baked chicken looks so yummy..really like the taste of baked chicken...

Smitha said...

Hey Renuka.
First time here. I love recipes which require baking. Nice one. Happy to follow:)

Tina said...

wow great recipe da...

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Baked Chicken, count me in... With lil to no oil its my kinda dish... Nice pics... My first viist here, you have a nice blog and a good collection of recipes, shall come back for more...

Renuka said...

@Pooja: Thanks...
@Pooja: Thank you..Indian version is good..
@Gita: Thanks..Shud try this..
@Deepa: Thank you for visitng my page..
@Pavithra: Thank you :)

Renuka said...

@5 star foodie: Thank u :)..
@Vrinda: Thanks for the comments..
@Smitha: Thanks for visiting my page..
@Tina : Thanks :)
@Ramya: Thanks for visitng...

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

These baked chicken looks very succulent and mouth-watering..