Monday, July 6, 2009

SPICY CHICKEN MASALA CURRY

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INGREDIENTS:

Chicken cleaned and washed--------------2 lbs
Chilli Powder------------------------------2-1/2 tsp adjust
Turmeric---------------------------------1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste-----------------------1-/2 tsp
Salt---------------------------------------to taste
Oil----------------------------------------3 tbp + 2 tbp
Onion-------------------------------------1 big one
Tomatoes---------------------------------2 big ones

To dry roast and make fine powder:

Coriander Seeds---------------------------1 tbp
Peppercorns-------------------------------1 tsp
Cumin seeds-------------------------------1 tsp
Cloves--------------------------------------6
Cardommon-------------------------------2
Cinnamon---------------------------------2" stick
Cashewnuts-------------------------------8-10

DIRECTIONS:

1.Marinate the Chicken in Chilli powder,Turmeric, Ginger-garlic paste, Salt for about 30 mins.

2.While the chicken pieces are marinating, make the powder as per the ingredients listed under the first section and set aside.

3.Heat 2 tbsps of oil and add the onions and saute till done for about 8 mins on medium heat. Then add the coarsely chopped tomatoes and let it cook for 8-10 mins.Turn off heat. Cool , grind and Keep aside.

4. Heat 3 tbsps oil and add the marinated chicken and cook on high flame for 6-8 minutes, then reduce the heat and cook covered for another 6-8 minutes.

5. Now add the ground paste, ground powder,enough salt and combine well. Add 1-1/2 cup of water or more and cook covered.

6.Cook till chicken pieces are done and you get the desired curry consistency.Turn off and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

1 comment:

Priya said...

Droolworthy chicken curry Raaji!!goes awesome with rice and rotis!