Restaurant Style Chicken Chaap

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Chicken chaap is a very famous dish in kolkata .In any reknowed mughlai restaurants in kolkata you found this lip smacking chicken chaap..It is a rich and spicy mughlai dish..chicken chaap is unique for its distinct flavour and texture...Nowdays we all are health conscious but i must say only for a one time you should try chicken chaap .its absolutely a bliss..I have here made restaurant style chicken chaap
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Prep Time7 hours
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time7 hours 45 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, Mughlai
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1 piece Chicken big leg and breast
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 6 tbsp Curd
  • 2 tbsp Milk Powder or mawa grated mawa or
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 10 cashews
  • 1 tbsp Melon Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Sattu or besan or roasted besan
  • 2 tbsp Rose Water
  • 2 tsp Kewra Water
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 tbsp Chicken or masala chap masala
  • Chicken or masala chaap masala ingredients
  • 4 Cardamom
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 5 cloves Cloves- 5
  • 1/2 tsp Javitri or mace mace
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg jaifol
  • 1 tsp Caraway Seeds
  • 1 tsp Black Peppercorn
  • 1 tsp Peppercorn or white white
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2 leaves Bay Leaves- 2 bay
  • 7 Allspice or kabab, or chini kabab chini or


  • Wash chicken properly and dry it..
  • Soak poppy seeds,cashew nuts and melon in a warm Water for 30 mins..then put in a blender and blend till smooth..
  • Take all chaap masla ingredients in a grinder and grind till powder
  • Now a take a bowl..add poppy seeds +cashew +melon seeds paste ,curd ,2Onion paste,ginger garlic paste, salt to taste,Sugar, Turmeric ,chili,Cumin ,Coriander powder,Chaap masala , sattu or roasted besan ,grated mawa or milk powder rose water and kewra
  • Mix all Ingredients till smooth .then add chicken pieces and marinate with masala very well..
  • Keep the marinated chicken in a fridge for overnight..
  • Then heat a broad pan with 3 tbsp ghee and 1tbsp oil.
  • Now put the marinated chicken inside the pan along with marination.
  • Cook on low-medium heat chicken chaap for 15 -20 mins or till chicken cooked well and ghee leaves the side of the pan..
  • Stirring in between the time to prevent the gravy stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Check seasoning... gravy should be little dry and oily..
  • Ready restaurant style chicken chaap for serving...serve chicken chaap with naan / Roti/ paratha or whatever you like..

Recipe Notes

If you won’t get kebab chini then omit it .no problem..
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Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra

I am nilanjana. Mother of a little daughter..passionate about Food photography,love to explore new recipes.I am a food blogger and youtuber.

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