Chicken Kalia

Chicken Kalia Food Recipe


5 chicken pieces, skin off
3 medium potatoes, cut into quarters
6 boiled eggs
3 small onions, finely sliced
1 small onion
5 cloves of garlic
A small piece of ginger
4 tablespoons plain yogurt
1/ teaspoon cloves powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1/2 teaspoon cardamon powder
A pinch of nutmeg powder
A pinch of orange food color
2 tablespoons cumin powder
1/2 cup mint leaves, finely chopped
1 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon saffron strands


Combine the small onion, garlic, ginger and some mint and coriander leaves and grind to a fine paste

In a large utensil (the same utensil will be use to cook the kalia) combine the chicken, the onion, garlic, ginger, mint and coriander leaves paste, yogurt, cinnamon powder, cardamon powder, cumin powder, nutmeg powder, cloves powder, saffron strands and salt

Allow to marinate overnight in the refrigerator

Fry the onion slices until golden brown and reserve

Season the potatoes with salt and a pinch of orange food color

Fry on medium heat until golden brown

Cook the marinated chicken on medium heat, by stirring constantly and adding water if required

When chicken is cooked add the fried potatoes and eggs

Turn off the heat and garnish with fried onions, coriander and mint leaves

Once the chicken is cooked add the fried potatoes, boiled eggs

Turn off the heat and garnish with the fried onions and the chopped coriander and mint leaves

Serve with bread or rice, cucumber, carrot and mango salad and red chilli paste.