Recipe Of Chicken Kosha

Chicken Kosha is a trending Bengal dish that mainly originated in India. This recipe is authentic. Indian cuisine has a large number of variations in chicken gravy recipes. Sometimes, this chicken is cooked in sauces and sometimes in masala and gravy. This recipe of chicken Kosha is an old-school recipe. The spice level in this recipe is really high so first of all make sure that who is going to eat it at your side.

The gravy or masala in this chicken recipe is dry and should be cooked in an iron vessel, as it helps greatly to develop all the flavors. The recipe is not for the elder and faint-hearted people due to the spices in it. Moreover, this chicken can also be served by filling in sandwiches and rolls.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp of oil
  • 600 g chicken drumsticks and thighs
  • 4 cardamoms, crushed
  • 1/4 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 Onions, peeled and sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
  • 1-inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 tbsp ground coriander powder
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 large tomatoes, ashed and pureed
  • 1 tbsp garam masala

How to make delicious Chicken Kosha in Indian Style

  1. Brown the chicken in a large saucepan. Then set it aside.
  2. Fry the cardamoms, cumin, and cinnamon all in the same saucepan until they release their flavors.
  3. Also add onions, ginger, and garlic.
  4. Fry all of them together for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Then throw in the turmeric and chili. Also, add coriander. Give a good stir to the whole mixture.
  6. In the very next step, add the tomato puree and boil the sauce. Let it sizzle.
  7. In this cooked sauce add the already browned chicken.
  8. Now cover the pan with the lid and cook for a long time even more than half an hour.
  9. You can also add some water to prevent it from burning.
  10. In the end, sprinkle this chicken with garam masala. Ans season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Your Chicken Kosha is ready to serve.
  12. You can serve it with pulao, naan, chapati along with raita.

FAQs?

What to do if my chicken is extra dried and starts burning?

To prevent your chicken from burning you can add a little quantity of water. Don’t add too much water as you want your chicken dryish not wet.

Is it necessary to brown the chicken separately?

Yes, it is an important step to develop the actual taste in the Chicken kosha. It makes the chicken more crispy and develops a good taste in it.

Recipe Of Chicken Kosha
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Recipe Of Chicken Kosha

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of oil
  • 600 g chicken drumsticks and thighs
  • 4 cardamoms crushed
  • 1/4 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 Onions peeled and sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves peeled and sliced
  • 1- inch fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • 1/2 tbsp ground coriander powder
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 large tomatoes ashed and pureed
  • 1 tbsp garam masala

Instructions

  • Brown the chicken in a large saucepan. Then set it aside.
  • Fry the cardamoms, cumin, and cinnamon all in the same saucepan until they release their flavors.
  • Also add onions, ginger, and garlic.
  • Fry all of them together for 5-6 minutes.
  • Then throw in the turmeric and chili. Also, add coriander. Give a good stir to the whole mixture.
  • In the very next step, add the tomato puree and boil the sauce. Let it sizzle.
  • In this cooked sauce add the already browned chicken.
  • Now cover the pan with the lid and cook for a long time even more than half an hour.
  • You can also add some water to prevent it from burning.
  • In the end, sprinkle this chicken with garam masala. Ans season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Your Chicken Kosha is ready to serve.
  • You can serve it with pulao, naan, chapati along with raita.

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