Rajma Madra
This chicken dish also contains gram flour and cinnamon apart from curd and other spices.
Chaa Gosht Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-30 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 500 gms Chicken
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp Cloves powder
  • 1 crushed Bay leaf
  • ½ tsp Black Cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • ½ cup Curd
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 Dry Red chillies
  • 6 to 7 Peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 Cloves
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • ½ tsp Asafoetida
  • Water
  • Coriander leaves


  1. 1

    In Chicken add Red chilli powder, salt, cinnamon powder, cloves powder, crushed bay leaf, black cardamom powder, ginger garlic paste and curd.
  2. 2

    Rub the marinade on the meat and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  3. 3

    In a bowl add curd, gram flour, Red chilli powder and whisk well.
  4. 4

    Warm oil in a pan add dry red chillies, peppercorns, bay leaves, cloves, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, asafoetida and let the spices crackle.
  5. 5

    Add marinated chicken and mix well in the whole spices.
  6. 6

    Remove it in the bowl.
  7. 7

    In the same pan add mix curd gram flour batter in the pan and whisk continuously.
  8. 8

    Add turmeric and let the gravy cook.
  9. 9

    Add chicken in the pan and sauté for 15 minutes.
  10. 10

    Garnish with fresh Coriander leaves and serve hot.
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