Chicken Ala Poos

Simple Chicken Recipe which had its moment of glory on Bollywood movie, Choti Si Baat. Read more Indian Chicken Recipes, and Chicken Soup Recipes here.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 500 gms. Chicken
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 3 Onions Large - Finely Chopped
  • 6-7 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 inches Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Pepper Powder
  • 2 Green Cardamom
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 2-3 Green Chilies
  • 2-3 Threads of Mace
  • A pinch of Nutmeg Powder
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • A pinch of Saffron


  1. Soak the Chicken pieces in Vinegar with some salt.

  2. Soak the Nutmeg, Mace and Saffron in Milk.

  3. Grind the Ginger, garlic and rest of the spices together in smooth paste.

  4. Heat half of the butter in a pan. Drain the chicken and fry them in butter. Once golden, take them out.

  5. Add rest of the butter in the same pan and fry the Onions till light brown. 

  6. Now, add the spice mix paste and fry till its sauteed well.

  7. Then add the chicken pieces back and mix everything well.

  8. Finally, when the chicken is cooked well, add the milk along with soaked spices. Check for seasoning and add salt as required.

  9. Serve once done.