Afghan Whole Chicken is extremely easy, quick and has minimal ingredients. It does not require much preparation time and is a considered a treat for chicken lovers. Since spices are less, the original flavor of chicken is enhanced in this recipe.
Afghan Whole Chicken Recipe Ingredients
- Chicken, Whole … 1kg
- Lime Juice … 2 tsp
- Ginger Paste … 2 tsp
- Heavy Cream … 3 tbsp
- Garam Masala ( All Spice ) Powder … 1 tsp
- Cashew Nut Paste … 3 tbsp
- Freshly Ground Pepper … 3 tbsp
- Vegetable Oil … 2 tbsp
Afghan Whole Chicken Recipe Cooking Steps
Step 1: First prick the chicken well with a fork so that the chicken can be marinated easily.
Step 2: In a bowl mix the lime juice, ginger paste, garlic paste, cashew nut paste, garam masala powder, black pepper and cream.
Step 3: Rub this mixture all over the chicken thoroughly.
Step 4: Then cover the chicken and let it rest it in the fridge for at least 3-4 hours. For best results, keep overnight.
Step 5: Preheat the oven or tandoor and place the chicken inside it. Grill for 25-30 minutes, turning sides every 5 minutes.
Step 6: After half an hour, the chicken will get a rich golden color.
Juicy Afghani roast is ready to eat. Serve with salad, raita and naan.