Ramzan Special – Chicken Sanju Baba

Chicken Sanju Baba

This Ramzan, bring home the festivities of your favourite ‘Food Street’. Celebrate the spirit of the festival with easy to cook recipes that take you back to your local Ramzan Food Street.

Enjoy this classic dish from Mumbai with our take of the Chicken Sanju Baba. Cook this flavor-packed chicken curry with our juicy chicken drumsticks.

Chicken Sanju Baba
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Chicken Sanju Baba
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 kg Chicken Drumsticks / Breast
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 1/2 cup Julienned Ginger
  • 10 whole Whole Red Kashmiri Chili
  • 4 tbsp Almond Paste (Grind blanched almonds to a fine paste)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 whole Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 cup Chopped onions
  • 1 cups Dry Bay Leaf
  • 2 large cardamom pods
  • 1 tbsp Saffron Water (optional)
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup Spring Onions (bulb and springs)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Finely Chopped Coriander
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. Heat ghee and oil in a deep kadhai. Add cumin seeds, black cardamom, whole red chilies, bay leaves, chopped onions, salt. Fry until the onions turn golden brown.
  2. Add in chopped spring onions and ginger. Cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add the chicken, coriander powder, saffron and mix well to ensure the chicken is covered with the masala.
  4. Cook for about a minute and add beaten curd along with the almond paste.
  5. Add salt to taste and tomatoes.
  6. Cover the kadhai and cook for 30 minutes on low flame.
  7. Once the chicken is cooked through, add lemon juice and turn the flame off.
  8. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.
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