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How to make Chicken Pomegranate

Cooking Method
Courses ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Calories 180
Best Season Fall

This is a different kind of chicken that is unique in flavour also different in taste, different because we are going to make it with pomegranate arils

  • 1 kilogram Chicken
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds powder
  • 3 teaspoons Dried pomegranate seeds powder
  • salt (according to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • Cinnamon stick (1 inch)
  • 5 Green cardamoms
  • 7 Cloves
  • 3 Onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Mace (powder)
  • 1/4 Nutmeg (powder)
  • Pomegranate arils (for garnishing)
  1. Step 1
    • Firstly, take a bowl to marinate the chicken. Add chicken, yoghurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander chilli powder, dried pomegranate seeds powder, salt mix and marinate chicken with all these ingredients. Keep chicken Aside for half an hour
    • Take a vessel, heat ghee. Once the ghee is hot add bay leaves, a 1-inch stick of cinnamon, green cardamom, cloves and wait for spices to release their aroma
    • After that add finely chopped onions fry until onions change into golden brown in colour
    • Then add finely chopped ginger, cloves of garlic and saute this for a minute
    • Add marinated chicken on high flame stir the chicken for 5-6 minutes. Add salt and continue sauteing the chicken for another 3 minutes.
  2. Step 2
    • Cover the vessel with a lid and cook for 20-25 minutes
    • After 15 minutes stir the chicken then again cover it
    • Add mace, nutmeg powder, garam masala powder and mix it well.
    • Cover for another 15 minutes
    • Shut the flame and plate this dish
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 180
Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 40mg14%
Sodium 370mg16%
Total Carbohydrate 20g7%
Sugars 13g
Protein 17g34%

Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 6%
Iron 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: chicken, pomegranate, marinated chicken