Learn how to make chicken ghee roast (Mangalorean Style) Chicken ghee roast is a delicious Mangalorean recipe in which chicken is roasted in ghee and aromatic Indian spices. This ghee flavored tangy and spicy recipe will top your favorite list and will be an absolute treat to your friends. This Mangalorean delicacy, credited to have originated in Kundapura district, and in the kitchen of the famous Shetty Lunch Home, is one of the hottest selling, and most loved dishes of the cuisine. Chicken ghee roast goes amazingly well with neer dosa and we are sure you will be tempted for a second serving of this recipe. Please try this yummy recipe and post your feedback. If you like the recipe then feel free to subscribe to our channel for new healthy mouth-wateringly tasty Indian recipes every week.

Chicken Ghee Roast


  • 500 grams chicken curry cut
  • ½ cup curd
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp peppercorn
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp fennel seeds
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 3 cloves
  • 8 Kashmiri red chilli
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 sprig curry leaves


  1. 1)Marinate the chicken in curd, turmeric powder, and salt. Keep it aside for an hour.
  2. 2)Heat a pan and add coriander seeds, peppercorn, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, cloves and Kashmiri chillis. Dry roast them until they emit an aroma.
  3. 3)In a blender blend garlic, tamarind pulp and a water.
  4. 4)Heat a pan and add ghee & curry leaves. Let it splutter.
  5. 5) Once it starts to splutter add chicken and half fry the chicken
  6. 6) Add masala paste, salt and curry leaves and mix well
  7. 7)Let it cook on a low flame for 15 mins
  8. 8) Garnish with coriander.

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