How to make Chicken Bhutua

by samyak

Recipe to make Chicken Bhutua


    • 1.5 lb. Chicken, black and white, cut into 1-in pieces (can also be substituted with lamb)
    • 5 garlic gloves, minced
    • 1 in. ginger, minced
  • 3 fresh red chilies, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon musturd oil
  • 1 cup green onions, cut in 1 in. length
  • 4 tablespoons musturd oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinammon powder
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek Salt to taste


    • In a large bowl combine chicken, 1 tablespoon of musturd oil,


    • turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Toss well to coat


    • thoroughly. In a non-stick pan heat 4 tablespoons of musturd oil.


    • Splitter fenugreek till it turns dark. Add cloves and fry for 15 sec.


    • Transfer the coated chicken to the pan, stir well to brown.

Add garlic,ginger, and red chilies. Stir-fry chicken in medium heat until cooked
through. May need water to moisten, if it starts to burn. Add green
onions and cinnamon, stir for 2 min. Adjust seasoning with salt and
pepper. Serve with stir-fried vegetables and rice, or roti.

Submitted by: Tulsi Regmi