Pudina Chicken with Mango Sauce

Boneless chicken pieces marinated with coriander-mint chutney, grilled and served with smoked mango sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Pudina Chicken with Mango Sauce
Main Ingredients Fresh mint leaves, Boneless chicken
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 51-60 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Pudina Chicken with Mango Sauce

  • ¼ cup Fresh mint leaves
  • 250 grams Boneless chicken cut into 1½ inch pieces
  • 1 cup Mango puree
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • a pinch Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon +
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1-2 Green chillies roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons Yogurt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • Oil for grilling


  1. Take the chicken pieces in a bowl. Add salt, lemon juice, one teaspoon chilli powder and two tablespoons butter, mix well and set aside to marinate for ten to fifteen minutes.
  2. Grind together the garlic cloves, ginger and green chillies into a paste. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves and grind again along with some water to a smooth paste.
  3. Add the ground paste, coriander powder, half teaspoon cumin powder, garam masala powder and yogurt to the marinated chicken and mix well. Set aside for thirty minutes.
  4. Pour the mango puree in a large bowl. Add the remaining chilli powder, remaining cumin powder, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well.
  5. Place a steel katori in the centre of the mango mixture and put a hot piece of coal in it. Add remaining butter in it and cover immediately. Set aside for five minutes.
  6. Heat some oil in a non-stick grill pan. Add chicken pieces and grill till evenly done and fully cooked.
  7. Serve hot with smoked mango sauce.