Chaspaila Kaan Na Gosht

Here is a simple recipe for chaspaila kaan na gosht which is a parsi recipe. Learn how to make chaspaila kaan na gosht.


1 chicken
1 lb sweet potatoes
2 finely chopped onions
1/2 lb ghee
1/2 tsp cardamom and nutmeg powder
1 piece ginger, ground
5-6 cloves garlic, ground
1/2 tblsp salt
7 tblsp sugar
4 tblsp rose water


How to make Chaspaila Kaan Na Gosht:
  • Clean and joint the chicken. Heat 2 tbsp of the ghee and fry 1 of the chopped onions, till light brown in colour.
  • Add in the masala and cook gently. After a few minutes add in the chicken pieces, salt and the remaining onion.
  • Stir and allow the chicken to become pink in colour, then add 6 cups of water.
  • When the chicken is cooked and tender, the gravy remaining should be about l/2 cup.
  • Remove from the fire.
  • Peel the sweet potatoes, slit them in half and cut into pieces.
  • Fry in the remaining ghee.
  • In another pan add 1 1/2 cups water to the sugar, allowing the syrup to boil.
  • Add in the fried sweet potatoes and when the sugar syrup thickens, add the rose water, cardamom and nutmeg powder.
  • Remove from the fire.
  • Place the chicken pieces on a serving dish and arrange the sweet potatoes in and around the chicken.
  • Serve with rotlies or bread.