Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Chicken Curry

This is the curry that i made for our weekend meal. So here is the recipe. It was perfect for the peas pulao and the roti.
chicken- 500gms
onions- 1 medium , chopped
tomato- 1 medium , chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2tbsp
green chillies - 2-3 slit and chopped
red chilli powder - 2tbsp ( can be adjusted acc to your taste)
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
salt- as per taste
garam masala - 1.5 tbsp
oil- 5-6tbsp
Jeera - 1tbsp
curry leaves - 2 sprigs
Mint Leaves- Small bunch finely chopped

-Clean the chicken and pat it dry.
-Add the onions , tomato, green chillies,ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder , turmeric salt and garam masala and mix well.
-Take a pressure cooker , add oil. Once the oil is hot add jeera and curry leaves.
-Let the jeera splutter , now add the chicken , turn the flame to high and cook for 5 min on high.
- Lower the flame and cook for 15-20 min till all the water that comes out of the chicken dries.
-Add 2 cups water , let it come to a boil.Once the water starts to boil close the lid and cook for 2-3 whistles.
-Remove the lid and add the chopped mint leaves,cook for 5 min. Serve with Rice , Roti or any flavored rice.

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