Chicken Guisado Recipe

Chicken Guisado Recipe
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Chicken Guisado is a Goan recipe of cooking chicken that is an absolute treat for all non-vegetarians. Garnished with lots of ginger and garlic paste this dish is totally pliable with any meat lover's pallet. A trip to Goa is incomplete without a meal of tasty Chicken Guisado.
Chicken Guisado Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 750 g Chicken
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 Ginger, medium sized
  • 1 Pod Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 6 Onions (chopped)
  • 2 Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder
  • ½ tsp Pepper Powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 red Chili (deseeded)
  • 1 cup Tamarind Juice
How to make Chicken Guisado:
  • Clean the chicken and then cut it into 12 pieces. Apply salt over it.
  • Now, grind ginger and garlic to make a paste and keep it aside.
  • Take a pan and heat oil in it. When it is hot, fry chopped onions in it till it gets tender.
  • Now, put ginger- garlic paste in it along with green chilies and saute it.
  • Add chicken pieces to this mixture and stir fry it for another 3 minutes. When done, one by one sprinkle tamarind juice, cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder on it.
  • Cover the pan and cook till the chicken is tender. Serve hot.