How to make Braised Dakshin Style Chicken -

Boneless chicken breasts marinated in a flavourful South Indian masala mix and pan cooked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Curry leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : Tamil Nadu

Course : Main Course Chicken

Braised Dakshin Style Chicken

Braised Dakshin Style Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Braised Dakshin Style Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts with winglet 4

  • Curry leaves chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic-green chilli paste 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Rice flour 2 teaspoons

  • Coconut oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3-4

  • Curry leaves 6-7

  • Asafoetida ½ teaspoon

  • Onions sliced 2 medium


Step 1

Place chicken breasts on a plate. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and lemon juice, mix well and set aside.

Step 2

Mix together 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon chilli powder and curry leaves in a bowl. Add rice flour and mix. Add the chicken breasts and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes to marinate.

Step 3

Heat coconut oil in a non-stick pan. Add marinated chicken and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Drain and set aside on a plate.

Step 4

Add mustard seeds and dried red chillies to the oil remaining in the same pan and let the seeds splutter. Add curry leaves and asafoetida and mix.

Step 5

Add remaining ginger-garlic-green chilli paste and onions, mix and sauté till onions turn translucent.

Step 6

Add salt and remaining chilli powder, mix and sauté for 15 seconds.

Step 7

Add the chicken and mix well. Drizzle some water, cover and cook on low heat till fully done.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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