Sep 14, 2006

Chicken Masala curry

Ingredients:
Chicken-1lb
Curds-2tbsp
Red chilli powder-1tbsp
Turmeric-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Cashewnuts-6-7 (soak & grind to paste)
Cinnamon-1 inch stick
Cardamom-2
Clove-2
Curry leaves-10
Oil-3tbsp
Onion-1big chopped
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Cumin powder-1tsp
Black pepper powder-1tsp
Cilantro for garnish

Method: mix curd, chilli powder, salt, and 1/2tsp ginger garlic paste, add chicken to this mixture & keep aside.
Dry roast cinnamon, cardamom, clove, & curry leaves & make a fine powder of it.
Heat oil in a pan add onions, fry for 4-5 mts then add ginger garlic past sauté,
Add cumin powder, coriander powder, & pepper powder mix well & let cook for 5-6mts
Turn off heat, cool & grind the onion masala to a fine paste.
Heat oil in the same pan add chicken fry for about 3-4mts.
Add the ground powder, salt, mix well, and then add the ground masala paste, cashew nut paste. And combine well. Add little water if required.


Cook till the meat is tender & the gravy attains the required consistency. Garnish with cilantro.

6 comments:

Foodie's Hope said...

Looks good, Radhika!! I see the kids photos up there, they are so adorable:))))Thanks!!

Anonymous said...

hi radhika,

just first time i went through ur blog...excellent...

muttarpanner.....biriyani..everything good...kids good cute......

chefsriku said...

hi radhi!!good work keep it up...and wat here is competion from me!!

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Lakshmi said...

first time to your blog, welcome to food blogging. nice recipes, all mouthwatering. i'll try and let u know.

Chitra J said...

Radhika,
Your recipes seem different and inclined on the authentic side. I bet they taste mix of Mughlai and Andhra cuisines. I have a baby now, so I may need a lotta time b4 trying out everything(I sure would do) and will let you know whenever I do. Please do keep posting your recipes.