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Tamarind Drumsticks with Masala Rice

Tamarind Drumsticks with Masala Rice
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

1 Hour

Succulent tamarind drumsticks take pride of place in this easy to prepare masala rice. A great flavorsome meal for the whole family.
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Source:  Shireen Anwar
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  • For Drum Sticks:
  • Chicken Legs (8) ½ kg
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Water 1 cup
  • Tamarind paste ½ cup
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp (heaped)
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Red pepper (crushed) 1 tsp
  • Oil for shallow fry
  • For Masala Rice:
  • Boiled rice ½ kg
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Crushed red pepper 1 tsp
  • Turmeric ¼ tsp
  • Crushed coriander 1 tsp
  • Cumin (roasted & crushed) 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic Paste 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Chicken Powder 1 tbsp
  • Spring Onions (finely chopped) 1 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. For Chicken Legs: Boil chicken legs in 1 cup of water with salt and turmeric till water dries and chicken nearly tender.

  2. In a bowl mix together tamarind pulp, chat masala, salt, ginger garlic paste, red pepper and garam masala powder. Marinate chicken legs in this mixture for half an hour.

  3. Heat oil in pan and fry drumsticks until get a nice golden color. Remove and keep aside.

  4. For Rice: Heat quarter cup oil; add salt, crushed red pepper, turmeric, coriander, cumin, ginger garlic paste, chaat masala, garam masala and chicken powder with ½ cup water. Cook for a minute.

  5. Add boiled rice, mix well and leave it on dum for 10 minutes.

  6. Dish out rice, top with drum sticks and garnish with spring onions. Serve.

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Comments posted by users for Tamarind Drumsticks with Masala Rice recipe:

  1. drumsticks were very dry and bland.....

    on Jun 21 2015 3:00AM Report Abuse SHAMIM BHATTI
  2. Salaam , I would like to know what is this chicken powder

    on May 28 2015 2:11AM Report Abuse SHAMA SHAIKH

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