Sunday, June 18, 2017

Green Chicken Curry

1 Whole Chicken-2 lbs medium cut
Onion-1 medium(if small,use 2)sized chopped
Tomatoes-2 medium finely sliced 
Garam masala powder-1&1/2tsp/as needed (grind leach, data, lavanaga, pepper seeds)
Whole spices-2 cloves,1 star anise,cinnamon-2"stick,Fennel seeds/Saunf-1tsp
Oil-3tbsp/as needed


Ginger-3"piece cut into small pieces
Garlic-3fat cloves cut into small pieces
Green Chilies-6 broken/to taste
Cilantro-1/3cup chopped
***Grind all these into a paste using blender. 

Coriander seeds-3tbsp (if u have powder use it)
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Desiccated coconut powder-1tbsp
Blend these into a bit coarse powder.

Red Chili powder-1&1/2tsp/as needed
Green masala paste-1tsp(rest will be added in the curry)
Salt-to taste(just enough for chicken)
Few drops of lemon juice about 1/2tsp 
Marinate chicken with these and refrigerate for at least 20mins!

Method : 

Heat oil in a pan and fry whole spices and fennel.
Now add onions and fry till translucent.Next goes in the marinated chicken.Saute till all the moisture evaporates and oil starts to leave. 
Now add chopped tomatoes and mix well.Cook till they look a bit mushy.
Now add the green masala paste, garam masala,(1/4tsp) 
Now add Coriander,cumin & coconut powder and mix well.
Now add water & adjust salt. I added about 1 cups of water.
Then close the lid and cook for 10 mins. 
and keep in low flame for more 5 mins

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