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Green Masala Chicken Roast

Green Masala Chicken Roast

Green masala chicken roast is delicious chicken busting with flavor.The masala is inspired by the Goan green chicken curry and is cooked  like the Kerala chicken roast.Chicken is marinated and cooked in a fresh green masala  paste of coriander,mint, green chilly and is shallow fried. It is a dry version and is great accompaniment with rice, chapathi or fried rice. Try this,you will surely love it.

1)Chicken - 1 1/2 lb
 Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
 Thin coconut milk- 1/2 cup
Salt to taste

To make the green masala paste
Coriander leaves- chopped- 1 1/2 cup
Mint leaves- a hand full
Ginger - 2 inch thick peice
Garlic- 8-10 pods
Green chilly- 5-6
( adjust according to taste)
Black pepper whole- 1 tsp

Powdered Garam masala
Fennel seeds- 2 tsp
Cinnamon - 2 peices
Star aniseed- 2
Cardamon- 3

To saute

Thinly sliced Onion- 2 medium
Ginger thinly sliced- 1 inch thick piece
Garlic- 4-5
Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/3 tsp(optional)
Thick coconut milk- 1/2 cup
Lemon juice- 1/2 lemon
Coriander leaves
Salt to taste

Dry roast the ingredients under garam masala and make a fine powder.

Make a fine paste of all ingredients listed under 'green masala'.Clean and cut chicken and marinate with this green masala,turmeric powder and salt and keep aside for about an hour.

Cook this marinated chicken with half cup of thin coconut milk till the chicken is cooked and all the water gets absorbed . Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the chicken pieces till it is slightly crispy in the outer and set aside.

Heat oil in a pan and saute ginger and garlic till there is a nice aroma followed by onions and fry till the onions become golden brown. Add  coriander powder and pepper powder and the roasted garam masala and fry for a minute. Now add the  fried chicken and stir till all the masala is well coated. Add the thick coconut milk and mix well. Fry for three till it is completely dry and the masala gets well coated over the chicken. Squeeze lemon juice and garnish with some fresh coriander leaves.Serve with rice, appam or chapati.

Try this...

Hope you will all enjoy..


  1. WOW this looks delicious... must try it

  2. Dear Suja...I am really amazed. How do u come up with such wonderful recipes?
    The platter looks really tempting and love the addition of coconut milk.

  3. Dear Suja...I am really amazed. How do u come up with such wonderful recipes?
    The platter looks really tempting and love the addition of coconut milk.

    1. Thanks Suhaina for being a sweet friend:) I just tried the Goan masala in a Kerala style..ennuthene gravyodeyum cheyam,glad you like it:)

  4. Very well made. Almost wish I was a non vegetarian!

  5. tempting chicken....where do get you these recipes from :) just kidding....

  6. Wow wonderful roast and beautiful clicks...

  7. superb suja. . . .kandittu kothi varunnu:-)

  8. Hi Suja ,

    Chicken roast Looks Excellent !! inviting :)))

    Perfect presentation:)

    Keep on Dear..

  9. green chicken looks so delicious, sure a different and yummy chicken dish :)

  10. Flavorful n delicious chicken recipe, looks fab Suja :)

  11. oh wow......Drooling...Mouthwatering delicious chicken...Love this :)

  12. Kozi kalu kandal resturantil ulla pole undu. Adipoli Suja.

  13. ohhhh so tempting..... Bookmarking this

  14. Yummy AND tasty

  15. That's truly a melange of flavors there Suja..Very intelligent and a sure winner !

  16. I make it too :-) love the addition of coconut milk...

  17. Hi Suja first time here, you are having such a lovely space... happy to follow you... if you have free time plz visit my space...

    1. Hi Vijayalakshmi,thanks for stopping by and glad to meet u:)

  18. Thanks all for stopping by and for the encouraging comments:)

  19. The flavors in this sound awesome, delicious & tempting green masala chicken!

  20. Slurp,mouthwatering here..Wat a super irresistible chicken roast.

  21. loooove've put together a pretty mouthwatery recipe
    Tasty Appetite

  22. Wow this masala chicken looks super delish. Nice green masala.
    Coming over from baking partners. Following you from now on.


  24. Perfectly prepared chicken roast dear. Delicious!

  25. Umm chicken. Looks so delicious,,,

  26. Delicious chicken roast n mouthwatering presentation.

  27. Perfect roast I like to have them just like that.


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