Chicken in Dark Soya Sauce

Recipe by MamtaPai of

It goes well with fried rice & is easy to cook.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

  • 4 tbsps. Yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Sauce, ketchup
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 6 tbsps. Soy Sauce, dark
  • 8 nos. Green Chilies, slit lengthwise
  • 6 nos. Onion, sliced
  • 5 tsps. Ginger/Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsps. Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Clarified Butter
  • Salt to taste


  1. Marinate the chicken with ginger/garlic paste, dark soya sauce, slitted green chillies, pepper powder, curds & salt. Keep for 10mins.
    Make sure you use the dark soy sauce not the thin watery kind
  2. Take the ghee in a kadai - fry the sliced onions till brown & bit crispy. Keep it aside.
  3. In the remaining ghee pour the marinated chicken & cook without water.
  4. Once the chicken is done add the tomato ketchup & the fried onions . Cook for just 3mins.
  5. Garnish it with coriander leaves.


Madhukantha Kamath

I tried it , very easy and delicious, not fattening at all , thanks mamta