Chicken Vindaloo


2 large onions, 6 cloves garlic, 1 tsp ground mustard, 1 tsp ground turmeric, 1 tsp ground ginger, 1 cinnamon stick, crumbled, 1 tsp chilli powder, or to taste, 2 tsp ground cumin, 6 cloves, 2 tblsp white vinegar, 1 tblsp brown sugar, 90 gms ghree, 1 1/2 kg chicken pieces.


  1. Roughly chop 1 onion, combine in a blender or food processor with garlic, mustard, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, chilli, cumin, cloves, cinegar and sugar. Blend until smooth.
  2. combine chicken in a bowl with spice mixture. Marinate for atleast 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. Slice remaining onion. Meld ghee in a saucepan and sauté onion for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken pieces. Reduce heat to low, cover, simmer for 45 minutes or until chicken is tender, stirring occasionally.