How to make Gongura Chicken - The sourness of gongura leaves add a special taste to this Andhra delicacy made with chicken.

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Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Gongura leaves (गोन्गुरा के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Gongura Chicken

Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Gongura Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into pieces 750 grams

  • Gongura leaves chopped 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic minced 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for a minute. Add green chillies and gongura leaves and mix well. Sauté well.

Step 2

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick kadai. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté. Add onion and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Grind poppy seeds to a smooth paste with water as required.

Step 4

Add cumin seeds and poppy seed paste to the onion and mix well. Add chicken and mix well.

Step 5

Add salt, garam masala powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix well. Sprinkle some water, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.

Step 6

Add sautéed gongura leaves and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or till chicken is fully cooked.

Step 7

Serve hot.