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Black Sesame Coated Chicken

Black Sesame Coated Chicken

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 30


Serves 4

  • chicken pieces, curry-cut 500 gms

  • black sesame seeds (toasted lightly) 100 gms

  • black pepper (powdered) 1/2 tbsp

  • big onions, finely chopped 2 nos

  • ginger, finely chopped 2 tsp

  • cloves garlic finely chopped 18 nos

  • green chillies, slit 8 nos

  • turmeric powder 1 tsp

  • cumin powder 1 tsp

  • lemon juice 2 tbsp

  • mustard oil 3 tbsp

  • sprig toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp

  • Salt 0 tbsp


  • 01

    Combine the sesame seeds, half tbsp. garlic, and a little water and blend to make a smooth paste. Keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat the mustard oil to smoking point.

  • 03

    Add the ginger, garlic, and onions, and sauté till the onions turn golden brown.

  • 04

    Add the chicken, turmeric powder, and cumin powder and cook over a medium flame till the chicken is just about, but not completely, cooked. If required, add just enough warm water to scrape off the masalas from the bottom of the pan.

  • 05

    In a separate pan, heat SPRIG Toasted Sesame Oil, and sauté the sesame garlic paste and green chillies for 3 to 5 minutes. Add half a cup of warm water and bring the curry to a boil.

  • 06

    Add the sautéed paste and black pepper to the chicken and cook for another 3 minutes or so till the chicken is tender.

  • 07

    Add lime juice, and stir well for a minute.

  • 08

    Adjust seasonings as per your preference.

  • 09

    Serve hot with Indian breads, pulao, or steaming hot rice.



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