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Authentic Recipe of Chicken Sajji. Yummy Pakistani Traditional Roasted Chicken from Balochistan.

A traditional Pakistani Chicken Sajji is spiced mildly and is cooked over the coals, which gives a crunch, yummy, and mouth-watering taste.

Things to know about Chicken Sajji Recipe

Traditional Chicken Sajji is one of the popular recipes that originated in Balochistan, Pakistan. A whole chicken is used to make this yummy recipe.

Chicken is roasted over the coals/oven after marinating with spices. Overnight chicken marinating with simple spices is required for taste.

Rice can be used for stuffing. It is roasted for 20 minutes and becomes juicy, moist, and crispy from the outer surface.

Yummy Pakistani Traditional Roasted Chicken from Balochistan. Authentic Recipe of Chicken Sajji.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: ی ج س ن ک چ
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 12 hours 40 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 13 hours 35 minutes
Main Cooking Method Baked – Cooked in Oven


Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 38 kcal


  • 1 whole Chicken
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  • ½ cup Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Salt
  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
  • Water As needed


  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seed
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Carom Seed – Ajwain
  • 4 pcs Green Chili Fresh
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Fresh Ginger Root



  • Clean and wash the whole chicken.
  • Put it in a pot/container.
  • Add spices i.e. salt and vinegar.
  • Submerge the chicken by adding enough cold water.
  • After making sure that all salt has been dissolved, keep the whole chicken in the fridge for 12 hours.
  • Get chicken out from the fridge, and remove the brine. Rinse with water and dry it gently with a towel/cloth.


  • Put coriander seeds and cumin seeds in the frying pan and dry roast it without adding oil until its color turns golden brown.
  • Mix ground spice mix, salt black pepper powder and cardamom powder.
  • Add lemon juice, green chilies, ginger, garlic to the above mixture and blend it well to make paste.
  • Rub the paste to the whole chicken.
  • Keep it at room temperature for 15-20 minutes.


  • Bind the chicken with twine.
  • Preheat the oven to 160 °C (320 °F).
  • Put chicken in the pan and place it in the oven.
  • Bake it for 20 minutes on each side.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Healthy Recipes
Religious Cooking Halal Recipes, Islamic Recipes


Calories: 38kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 0.2mgSodium: 5241mgPotassium: 118mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 30IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Chicken Sajji Recipe, Traditional Pakistani Roasted Chicken, ی ج س ن ک چ
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Cooking tip for making Chicken Sajji

  • To ensure the chicken is well cooked, insert a knife between the thigh and breast. If juice exudes, chicken is ready to eat.
  • Let it rest for 15-20 minutes before cutting.
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What to serve with Chicken Sajji?

Sprinkle lemon juice over Sajji and serve with rice or chapatti and sliced onions.

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