Saoji Chicken Rassa(Nagpur Chicken Curry)

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Saoji Chicken Rassa(Nagpur Chicken Curry)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • 2 nos for rassa or curry :onion finally chopped

  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds

  • 1 tsp stone flower

  • 5-6 nos red dry red chilli

  • 1 1/2 tbsp corriender seeds

  • 1 inch cinnamon stick

  • 1 nos bay leaf

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1 nos anise

  • 3-4 nos cloves

  • 2 nos green cardamoms

  • 1 nos black cardamom

  • 8-10 nos black pepper

  • 2 1/2 tbsp dry coconut

  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

  • 2 tbsp sorghum flour

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 700 gms chicken with bone

  • 1 pinch salt to taste

  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped corriender

  • 1/2 nos lemon juice

  • 1 tsp caraway seedss


  • Heat oil in pan add chopped onion and fry till colour change
  • Now add corriender seeds,mustard seeds,star anise, Cloves, green and black cardamons,poppy,mustard seeds,stone flower,black pepper,caraway seeds, cinnamon and dry coconut and all remaining whole masala and roast it till pleasant smell
  • Now switch of gas and keep masala aside to cool
  • When it cool,transfer in mixer jar and make paste of it
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and add some water to make paste
  • Now add Sorghum flour and required water in it and again grind it and make fine smooth paste
  • Now heat oil in a another pan and sear the chicken in it
  • Now add grind.smooth masala paste and salt in it and mix
  • Now add some water in it mix and cover it to cook for 25 to 30 minutes. Stir in between to avoid burn
  • When it's done add fresh chopped corriender and lemon juice and switch of gas
  • Now Saoji Chicken Rassa(Nagpur Chicken Curry) is ready to serve
  • Serve hot with chapati,paratha or rice