Kerala Roast Chicken Recipes


This Kerala roast chicken is downright delicious. Chicken chunks are marinated in spices and fried golden with onions, curry leaves and green chillies.


1 kg chicken

5 tsp coriander powder

3 tsp chilli powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp pepper powder

Salt – as per taste

2 tsp garam masala

4 tsp ginger paste

4 tsp garlic paste

4 tomatoes

3 large onions

6 green chillies

3 Tbsp soya sauce

4 Tbsp oil

10 -13 curry leaves


Clean the chicken and make a few slits in both sides.

Mix 1 tsp garam masala, coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric, pepper powder with 2 tsp garlic and 2 tsp ginger paste. Make a smooth paste.

Marinate chicken in this paste both inside and outside for an hour.

Heat the oil. Fry the sliced onion, green chilly, curry leaves till onion becomes brown.

Add remaining ginger and garlic paste and garam masala.

Add chopped tomato (small slices). Stir it till oil clears.

Add soya sauce and place the chicken.

Add 1/2 cup water.

Cover the frying pan and boil it.

Remove the cover two or three times and transpose the sides till the chicken is golden and roasted.