Get Ready to have the famous roast recipe Chargah Nathiagali
Chargah [ Roast in English ] is a very famous and much loved dish. People usually go to restaurants to eat Chargah. We decided to bring Chargah Nathiagali for you all. You will need a large pot to easily cook the whole chicken for the given recipe. This recipe requires marination of whole chicken in curd and spices. This roast is so delicious that it is loved by all whether kids, teens or elder people. Chargah can be enjoyed with raita [i.e flavored curd in English] or green sauce.
Preparation : 10 mins
Marination : 3 hrs – overnight
Cooking : Around 30 mins
Course : Main
Serves : 6
Cuisine : Pakistani-Indian
Lets look at the ingredients and method.
Chicken (whole) 1 ½ KG
Coriander (whole) 3 Table spoon
Red Chillies (whole) 12-15 pcs
White Cumin Seeds 1 Tea spoon
Turmeric Powder ¼ Tea spoon
All Spices 1 Tea spoon
Curd ¾ Cup
Salt 1 ½ Tea spoon
White Cardamom Powder ½ Tea spoon
Ginger 1 Tea spoon
Garlic 1 Tea spoon
Ghee (Melted) ½ Cup
Pure Ghee (Melted) ½ Cup
First Roast whole coriander and whole red chillies. Then add white cumin seeds and roast again.
Next step is you have to grind the mixture. You need to make sure that it’ not converted into powered form.
Take roasted and grinded mixture and add curd in it. Mix well. Then mix melted ghee in it.
Take whole chicken and marinate it with all the prepared mixture. In order to achieve better marination you need to cover the whole chicken.
Prick full chicken with fork.
Set aside chicken for 2-3 hours.
Then take a large pot and put marinated chicken on low flame.
After some time turn the side of chicken.
Finally you will have to cook it until meat is tender and fully cooked.
Dish out and serve with Raita, Salad and naan.
In order to maintain the shape of the whole chicken take both legs and tie them with a rubber band.