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steam roast

Steam Roast Chicken


- 1 whole chicken  or cut into 4 pieces
- 1 cup plain curd
- 1 tbsp. ginger paste
- 1 tbsp.
garlic paste
- 1 tsp. whole zeera

- 1 tsp.  garam masala
- 1 tsp. salt or to  taste
- 1 1\2 tsp. red chilly powder, or to  taste
- 1\2 tsp.black pepper
- 2 tbsp. lemon juice

1. Wash and prick the chicken well with the help of a fork or else make cuts (as shown in the picture) on the chicken with the help of a knife.
2. Mix all the Ingredients and make a creamy paste. Apply on the chicken vigorously and marinate for several hours or over night in the fridge.
3. Now put the chicken in a steamer or put a big strainer upside down over boiling water in a
pan and put the chicken over it. Cover it and let the chicken cook in steam for about 15-20
minutes or till done.

4. Remove the Lid your simple yet delicious Steam Roast will be ready to serve. To go with it is Allobukharya ki chutney and Nan.
Variations: Heat 1\2 cup oil in a karahi or deep fryer over high heat and fry the chicken, until golden brown, about 5 minutes.