Royal Chicken Recipe


  • 12 large Drumsticks of Chicken
  • 75 gms Desi Ghee
  • 100 gms sliced Onion
  • 6 small Cardamom
  • 2 big Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves (Lavangam)
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 25 gms strained Garlic Paste
  • 25 gms strained Ginger Paste
  • 10g Dhania
  • 4.5 gms Turmeric
  • 3 gms Red chili Powder
  • Salt
  • 100 gms Yogurt
  • 1 litre clear Chicken Stock
  • 60 ml Cream
  • 1/2 Nutmeg


  • Clean, remove the skin and di bone the chicken.
  • Cut each breast into three equal sized pieces width wise.
  • Wash them and pat dry. Heat ghee in a pan.
  • Combine onions, green cardamom, black cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
  • Fry over medium heat till onions becomes translucent and glossy.
    Combine garlic and ginger pastes. Stir for 30 seconds.
  • Combine coriander, turmeric and red chilli powders and stir.
  • Then combine 120 ml cup of chicken stock and salt and stir well.
  • Take it to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer.
  • Stir constantly so that onions are mashed properly.
  • Remove pan from heat.
  • Mix in in yogurt.
  • Return pan to heat and stir fry until the liquid evaporates.
  • Combine 480 ml cup of chicken stock.Take it to a boil.
  • Reduce heat.Cover it and let it simmer.
  • Stir occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • Combine grated nutmeg and stir it well.
  • Cover and let it simmer over very low heat till the gravy is of thin sauce type.
  • Remove it from the heat.Adjust seasoning.
  • Pour in a bowl.Garnish with coriander.