Sunday, November 4, 2007

Chicken Masala


Chicken joints, skinned
onion, finely chopped
ginger peeled and finely chopped/crushed
garlic, peeled and crushed
tomatoes, chopped
green chillies 2-4
turmeric powder
coriander powder - 2tbsp
cumin powder 1tsp
chilli powder to taste
salt to taste
garam masala - 1tsp
oil - 4tbsp
chopped coriander leaves


Cut each chicken joint, wash and dry.
Put the onion, garlic and ginger in a mixie/blender and blend to a smooth paste/puree.
Heat the oil, add blended puree. stir and fry for few minutes. Add turmeric, coriander powder, cumin and chilli powder. And fry for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes, stir well and cook for 2 minutes. Now add the chicken, stir and cook until chicken changes colour and add the salt and stir well. Then add water, bring to the boil, cover and simmer until the chicken is tender. Stir occastionally. Then add the whole green chillies and garam masala, cover and simmer for few/4-5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the coriander leaves.
Serve with roti, paratha, chapathi or plain boiled rice or plain biriyani rice.

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