Bengali style sunday special chicken curry

Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra|
Last updated on Jan 11th
From a very first day i was so curious about microwave cooking.and first time i tried this chicken curry and the result came out delicius..after so many times i cooked this bengali style chicken curry in microwave..it is a simple microwave solo cooking method..anybody who has microwave can ake this curry easily..
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time30Minutes
  • Serves4people

Recipe Ingredients

  • Chicken - 1kg
  • Potato - 2 ,cut into 4pieces
  • Ginger paste - 1 tbsp
  • Garlic paste - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Tomato - 1 large chopped
  • Green chili - 2 ,slit
  • Onion - 2 large(1 thinly sliced,1 paste
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder -1 tsp
  • Bengali garam masala - 1/2 tsp ( set roast 1inch stick cinnamon, 3-4 green cardamom,5 cloves .make fine powder.
  • Chili powder - 1/2 tsp ( or adjust to your taste)
  • Salt - As required
  • Sugar - 2/4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1 handful ,chopped and washed
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 -1 tsp

Recipe Preparation

  1. Washed chicken thoroughly.
  2. Heat a micowave bowl with 3- 4tbsp oil, add 2 bay leaves ,1/2 inch stick cinamon ,2green cardamom, 3 cloves.micro it for 1 minute on 100% power
  3. Once you get nice aroma .add sliced onion ,micro it for a minute.
  4. Now add onion paste .add little salt..micro onion for 2 minute on 100%power
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste..again micro it for a minute.
  6. Now add tomato ,potato ,chicken ,and all dry masala, salt to taste.give a good stir.
  7. Put in a microwave and micro it for 4minutes on 100%powder
  8. Then add a cup of water and slit green chili
  9. Then micro chicken for 15 minutes in 80%power
  10. Stir chicken in every 3minutes..
  11. If you will see after 15minutes chicken won't cooked well then again micro it for further 5-6 mintues..
  12. Then add garam masala . lemon juice and coriander leaves..give a good stir..
  13. Micro it for a minute.
  14. Ready bengali style chicken curry in microwave .
  15. Serve it with steam rice..

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