Posto Chicken Recipe

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Posto Chicken
Posto chicken is a special bengali chicken recipe in which the chicken is cooked with poppy seeds and a variety of other indian spices.
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bengal
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For marination :
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bengal
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For marination :
posto-chicken
Votes: 2
Rating: 3.5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Posto Chicken recipe, wash and clean the chicken (cut into small pieces).
  2. Mix with all the above ingredients under 'marinade'. Cling wrap the bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Soak Poppy Seed in water and then grind to make a paste along with cloves, ginger and green chilli.
  4. Heat mustard oil in a wok or pan. Temper the oil with 'whole spices' and when they start bristling add finely chopped onion and fry till golden.
  5. Add chopped tomato and fry till the tomato is mushy.
  6. Add the poppy seed paste and Red Chilli powder and Garam Masala powder.
  7. Fry the masala till oil starts leaving the sides.
  8. Add the marinated chicken pieces and fry them till the raw smell goes off and they loose their pink color and becomes a light yellow.
  9. Adjust salt as need and add about 1/2 cup of water or more as needed for the gravy.
  10. Cover the lid and cook till the chicken is done. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
  11. Serve Posto Chicken along with Steamed Rice and Smoked Chicken Tandoori as a side dish.

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