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How to make Chicken Rogan Josh | Rogan Josh Chicken Murgh | Chicken Roghani Recipe

Rogan Josh Chicken is one of those mouth-watering, spicy dishes that you can enjoy as a side dish for rice, or with Chapathi, Naan or Roti! Here's how to make Chicken Rogan Josh at your home!


  • 500 gms Chicken with bones
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 3 Cardamoms
  • 2 Onion medium sized
  • 2 Tomato medium sized
  • tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 4 Red chillies (long)
  • 2 Green chillies
  • ½ tbsp Garam masala / Chicken masala
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Salt (adjust to taste)
  • 4 teaspoons Ghee (melted)
  • 2 tbsp Oil


Rogan Josh Chicken Recipe

  • Mix Chicken with turmeric powder and 1/2 tablespoon salt, and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Soak red chillies in hot water for 10 minutes.
  • In a mixer jar, grind fennel seeds and cardamom coarsely. Now add the roughly chopped tomatoes and soaked chilles and grind to a fine paste (without adding water).
  • In a pan heat ghee and add ginger garlic paste. Fry briefly and add in the onions.
  • Fry until the onions turn translucent. Add in the green chillies and saute well.
  • Add the marinated chicken, turn the heat to high and fry for 5 mins.
  • Then, cover and cook in medium flame for 10 mins.
  • Now, open the lid and add the ground tomato, chilli paste. Mix well and add 1/2 tablespoon salt.
  • Give it a good mix, cover and cook in medium flame for 15 minutes.
  • Now open the lid, mix briefly and add 2 tablespoons thick curd.
  • Mix the curd really well so that the curd blends nicely with the gravy.
  • Add 1/2 cup water, cover and cook in medium flame for another 10 minutes.
  • Now open the lid, add the garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Let the gravy cook until oil separates. Mix occasionally.
  • Once the oil starts separating, garnish with coriander leaves. Mix well.
  • Serve hot with rice, or chapathi/naan/roti. Enjoy!
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