Saturday, November 8, 2008

Chicken Curry -1

Ingredients Required

  • Chicken thighs (skinless) 1 lb
  • Onions large 1
  • Green chillies medium 5
  • Tomatoes medium 2
  • Coconut powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Poppy seeds 1/2 tea spoon
  • Ginger&Garlic paste 1 table spoon
  • Turmeric 1/8th of a teaspoon
  • Dhania powder 1/2 teaspoon(optional)
  • Yogurt/curds 1 tea spoon
  • MTR Chicken curry masala 1/2 table spoon (optional)
  • Chilli Powder to taste
  • salt to taste
  • Home made garam masala 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cilantro chopped 1 teaspoon
  • Cut the Chicken into cubes and wash thorougly with salt and turmeric.
  • To the washed chicken add chilli powder,little salt,yogurt,dhania powder and put it aside.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan and add chopped chillies,onions ,tumeric and a pinch of salt.
  • Let onion turn light brown in color.Now add finely chopped tomatoes and cook till they are done.To this add coconut powder,poppy seeds,ginger garlic paste and fry until the ginger&garlic paste loses the raw smell .
  • Add MTR chicken masala and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken to this mixture and cover with lid so that all the juices in the chicken oozes out
  • Remove the lid and let all the juices evaporate.
  • Now check for salt and spice.Pour water and cook till u get the required consistency.
  • Those who want more gravy can add1 1/2 cups of water and cook.
  • Now add home made garam masala (this really gives a lot of flavour to the curry) and cilantro.Cover for 2 minutes and your done.Serve with rice or chapati.