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Special East Indian Chicken Tope

Recipe Notes by Sarah of TheWingedFork.com, for the Traditional East Indian Chicken Tope recipe handed down by my grandmother. While cooking for a friend I also confirmed that this recipe is gluten free.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: East Indian, Indian
Author: Sarah


  • 1 Chicken Cut into pieces
  • 500 g Onions Sliced
  • 2 tbsp East Indian Bottle Masala If you can't find it in your country, use a mix of Garam Masala and chilli powder. It will get you halfway there taste wise.
  • 8 Green Chillies
  • 2 in Ginger
  • 12 flakes Garlic Crushed for flavor
  • 3 tbsp Ghee (Indian clarified butter)
  • 8 pods Cardamom Crushed
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Roughly chopped
  • 2 Sourlimes Juiced
  • 250 g Poha (beaten rice)


  • We never use fixed amounts of ingredients. So feel free to add or remove as per your taste.
  • If you cannot find bottle masala in nearby stores, use a 2:1 mix of garam masala and chilli powder.
  • Gluten free as long as your ingredients are properly sourced.