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Baked Charga

Baked Charga
Prep Time
15 Mins + 1 Hour
Cook Time

45 Mins

4 - 5
Why run to your favorite desi restaurant every other weekend to enjoy this completely desi form of roast when you can easily make it in your very own kitchen?
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  • Whole chicken 1
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 2 tbsp
  • Yogurt ½ cup (whipped)
  • Charga Spice 1 tbsp
  • Red food color 1 pinch
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Cumin 1 tbsp (roasted and crushed)
  • Whole coriander 1 tbsp (roasted and crushed)
  • Cooking oil as required
  • For Charga Spice:
  • Green cardamom 3
  • Nutmeg ½ piece
  • Mace 1 pinch
  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece
  • Cumin ½ tsp
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • Black cardamom 1
  • Cloves 8

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Cooking Directions

  1. Thoroughly wash the chicken and prick it with afork.

  2. Apple ginger garlic paste, vinegar and lemon juice all over it.

  3. Now refrigerate the chicken for an hour.

  4. Take chicken out and marinate in yogurt, red chili powder, salt, ½ tbsp charga spice, cumin, whole coriander and food color.

  5. Grease a baking tray with 1 tbsp cooking oil and place marinated chicken in it.

  6. Then carefully brush oil all over the whole marinated chicken.

  7. Bake chicken in a pre-heated oven at 200° C for approximately 45 minutes or until tender.

  8. Change the side of chicken. Now sprinkle remaining chargha spice over it.

  9. Serve hot with salad and flat breads.

  10. For Charga Spice:

  11. Grind together all the ingredients for Charga spice (cardamom, nutmeg, mace, cinnamon, cumin, black pepper, black cardamom and cloves).

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  1. v.yummy recipe.

    on Apr 18 2012 1:36PM Report Abuse OMME HASSAN

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