Kozhi Mint Roast


Kozhi Mint Roast

Kozhi Mint Roast will set you on a roller coaster drive with varied flavors tickling and grooming your palate. The wonderful Kozhi Mint Roast is an ultimate unique dish with fresh mint flavor captivating your senses and filling the room with wonderful aroma. Your expectations for the best roast chicken will be fulfilled. The tender, juicy and golden browned chicken is an ultimate dish that gives you great satisfaction. Keep note that you opt for pasture raised chicken than going for antibiotics and hormone treated chicken. You can explore a step wise illustrated and well detailed Kozhi Mint Roast dish here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing Kozhi Mint Roast, first clean and wash the chicken well. Do not chop chicken into pieces. Keep chicken aside.
  • Next, wash the mint leaves well. Grind together green chillies and mint leaves into a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
  • Mix together yoghurt, turmeric powder, chilly powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, garam masala, pepper powder and salt in a bowl.
  • Add pudhina-green chilly paste into the above yoghurt mixture.
  • Mix them well to make a smooth mixture to get the consistency of a thick paste.
  • Dry well the whole chicken.
  • Make small slits(not too deep) in the chicken.
  • Smear the above paste nicely on the bird and also into the cavity of the chicken.
  • Cover all areas.
  • Marinate in the fridge for 2 - 6 hrs.
  • :- The longer the better.
  • Pre heat oven to 350 degree centigrade.
  • Place marinated chicken in the oven in an aluminium foil in the baking tray.
  • Cover chicken with foil to prevent burning.
  • Bake evenly, until juice runs clear.
  • :- Alternatively, use meat thermometer.
  • After about 1 hr, remove foil and grill for 20 more minutes at 400 degree centigrade to get that well browned look.
  • :- Always check, if fully cooked and no blood is visible.
  • :- Serve Kozhi Mint Roast hot with rice or flat bread.
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Response (1)
  1. s
    sajjini February 20, 2005

    hi shakti,
    it looks like a very tasty recipe.i havent tried it as my microwave oven doesnt have the facility to adjust the temperature.i can only adjust the time.so can you pls email me the exact time i need to keep it in the oven

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