Whole Green Chicken

A must try Whole Green Chicken Recipe. The most amazing chicken recipe you will ever find. #HappyCookingToYou

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Prepare Green marinade:

  • Hara dhania (Coriander) 3/4 Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 10-15
  • Podina (Mint leaves) ½ Cup
  • Yogurt (Dahi) 1/3 Cup
  • Tetra pack cream 3 tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder (Whole spice powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp

Spatchcock Chicken:

  • Whole chicken with skin 2 kg
  • Butter 1 tbs
  • Oil 1 tbs
  • Coal (Koyla) for smoke

Caramelize onion:

  • Makhan (Butter) 1 tbs
  • Oil 1 tsp
  • Pyaz (Onion) rings 2
  • Namak (Salt) 1-2 pinch
  • Brown sugar 1 tbs

Butter Rice:

  • Pani (Water) 2 tbs
  • Zafran (Saffron) powder or strands ½ tsp (optional)
  • Makhan (Butter) 1/3 Cup or as required
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup
  • Chawal (Rice) 1 & ½ Cups (boiled with 1 tsp salt)


Prepare Green marinade:

In blender,add coriander,green chilies,mint leaves and blend well.

In bowl,add yogurt,tetra pack cream,ginger garlic paste,black pepper powder,whole spice powder,salt, greens and mix well.

Spatchcock Chicken:

Wash and pat dry whole chicken.Cut tips of the wings.

Upside down chicken and pat dry again.

Cut whole chicken with kitchen scissor,cut the back bone of the chicken and break breast bone with knife & flatten it.

Transfer chicken in a dish,add green marinade and spread evenly,marinate for 4 hours.

Heat griddle,add butter,oil and marinated chicken,place aluminum foil and put a heavy pan on chicken and cook on low flame for 20 minutes.

Remove weight,apply marinade and turn the chicken,again apply marinade.

Turn the chicken and cook for another 20 minutes or until chicken is done (total cooking time: approx.45-50 minutes).

Give a coal smoke for 1-2 minutes.

For Caramelize onion:

In frying pan,add butter,oil,onion rings and mix.

Add salt,brown sugar and cook on low flame until onions are translucent brown and keep stirring in between.

For Butter Rice:

Dissolve saffron powder or strands in water and mix well and soak for 10 minutes.

In pot,add butter,water and let it melt,add boiled rice and mix gently

Add saffron on top of the rice,cover and put it on low flame for 5-8 minutes.


You can bake in pre-heated oven at 180 C for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Grill or steam cook at low flame until done.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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