Steamed Chicken Drumsticks with Veggies

Packed with veggies and protein …. easy to make …. a very healthy recipe for snack, lunch or dinner….. 🙂



  • 12 – 18 chicken legs
  • ½ cup light olive oil


  • 1 cup yogurt
  • Salt and chicken powder to taste
  • 1 tbspn red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn garam amsala
  • 1 tspn chaat masala
  • 1 tspn coriander powder
  • 1 tbspn cumin powder
  • 1 good pinch of methi leaves
  • 2 tbspns vinegar
  • 1 tbspn soy sauce
  • 1 tbspn lemon juice
  • 2 tbspns paste (ginger, garlic and green chilli)


  • Broccoli heads
  • Green beans (trimmed)
  • Potatoes (peeled and cut into wedges)
  • Baby carrots
  • Mushrooms
  • Cauliflower
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Pumpkin
  • Peas
  • Sweet potato

Any roasting veggies of your choice will do.


  • Wash and pat dry chicken legs. Make deep slits into the meat part and put them in a mixing bowl. Add lemon, vinegar, salt, chicken powder and ginger garlic and green chilli paste and massage chicken pieces well.
  • Add rest of the spices, mix and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile prepare your veggies by washing and cutting them. Make sure the veggies you cut are chunky and big size otherwise everything will mix while cooking.
  • Now mix in yogurt in your chicken pieces and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, heat oil in a big pan, add all the veggies and then layer it with marinated chicken pieces. Cover the pan and cook on high heat for 5 minutes, then reduce the heat and cook covered for 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender. DO NOT USE A SPOON OR ANYTHING TO MIX. IT WILL COOK IN LAYERS.
  • Take off the lid, increase the heat and cook until the water dries. Use tongs to dish the chicken and serve veggies with it.



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