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Chicken Mandi Recipe


Chicken mandi is an Arabian dish that is served with rice and mandi sauce and salad. You can take whole chicken or chicken pieces for this recipe. I don’t have whole chicken with skin so I made it with chicken pieces. I will give you the mandi masala recipe and you can make it and save it in a container for future use.

Ingredients Of Chicken Mandi

For Mandi Masala

  • 15 gm Whole Coriander
  • 15 gm Whole Black Pepper
  • 15 gm Fennel seeds
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 15 gm Whole Cumin
  • 6 Black Cardamom
  • 8 pieces Small Cardamom
  • 4 pieces Cinnamon
  • 4 pieces Javitri

For Mandi

  • 3 tbsp Mandi Masala
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Crushed
  • 1 tbsp Degi Mirch
  • 1 Chicken in pieces or whole with skin
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 20 gm Raisins
  • 20 gm Cashew
  • 6 Green Chili
  • Salt (As Needed)
  • 600 gm Rice
  • water (As Needed)
  • 1 tbsp whole cumin
  • ¼ tsp Red Food Color
  • 1 Ember
  • butter (As Needed)

Method Of Chicken Mandi

Directions for Mandi Masala:
In a pan, add whole coriander, whole black pepper, whole fennel seeds, Whole Cumin, Star Anise, Black Cardamoms, Small Cardamoms, Cinnamon, Mace, and cook these for a while. Now add these all ingredients to the grinder and grind them well until they changed into powder form. Mandi Masala is ready.

  • Directions for chicken Mandi
  • In a bowl, add mandi masala, vinegar, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chili crushed, degi mirch, and mix them well. The mixture is ready.
  • Now, in another bowl, add chicken, above prepared mixture and mix them well, then keep in the refrigerator for 6-8 hours.
  • In a bowl add water, rice & soak for 20 minutes 4- In a pan, add cooking oil, onion and cook until light brown
  • Now, add raisins, cashew, green chili, whole cumin, water, salt and bring to boil
  • Now, add salt, rice and simmer for 10-12 minutes on low flame until the water remains a little
  • Put whole or pieces of chicken in a steamer & steam the chicken, You can also bake it or steam in a pot.
  • Now, pan roast the chicken by adding some cooking oil to a pan
  • Now, in a pot, add rice, roasted chicken, red food color then simmer it for 2-3 minutes
  • put a roasted chicken in this pan place the aluminum foil basket in the center of the pot with ember and cooking oil/butter, then cover it for 2 minutes

Your Chicken Mandi now ready to serve


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