Chicken Cooked in Banana Leaves Recipe

Long marination makes the chicken tender and succulent in this Chicken Cooked in Banana Leaves Recipe.  Boneless chicken, Lemon, Green Chillies, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Ginger Garlic Paste, Whole Black Peppercorns, Star anise, Cloves (Laung), Red Chilli powder, Salt, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Banana leaf, Cotton threads, Oil   500 grams Boneless chicken , 2 inch cubes 1 Lemon 2 Green Chillies 10 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves 2 tablespoons Ginger Garlic Paste 10 Whole Black Peppercorns 3 Star anise 5 Cloves (Laung) 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder Salt , to taste 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 2 Banana leaf Cotton threads , as required Oil , as required     75   20     To begin making the Chicken Cooked in Banana Leaves, in a mixer-jar, combine the green chillies, coriander sprigs (stem as well), ginger garlic paste, cloves, peppercorns, star anise and grind to a coarse mixture. In a mixing bowl, add the chicken, the freshly ground mixture, lime juice, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt. Make sure the chicken pieces are completely coated with the mixture. Let the chicken pieces marinate for two hours.Once the chicken is marinated, cut the banana leaves into squares of 4 inch squares, so that you can make parcels. Now put the one chicken piece in one banana leaf piece.Fold the leaf to make a parcel and tie it using a thread.Heat oil in a pan, add the parcels into the pan and make sure you are not crowding the pan. Cover the pan and cook the parcels from both sides for at-least 15-20 minutes.Open the parcels and serve hot. Serve Chicken Cooked in Banana Leaves as an appetizer along with other appetizers such as Mushroom Poha Cutlets Recipe and Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder.