Chicken curryby Sujata Limbu

  • Chicken curry, How to make Chicken curry
Chicken curryby Sujata Limbu
  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves3People

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Chicken curry

Ingredients

  • ½ kg chicken
  • 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 inch cinnamon stick
  • Few peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Few coriander leaves, to garnish

Steps

  1. Wash the chicken pieces thoroughly and drain the water.
  2. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add the green chillies and dry spices, fry till a beautiful aroma develops.
  3. Then add onions and fry till they turn golden in colour. Then add the ginger-garlic paste and stir fry till the raw smell disappears.
  4. Now add in salt, tomatoes and turmeric together, stir well and fry till the mixture becomes dry. Cover with a lid and let it simmer and cook till the tomato softens.
  5. Add the chicken and stir fry till it turns white in colour. Then add red chili powder, and salt, mix well and fry for another minutes.
  6. Pour water just enough to immerse the chicken. Do not add too much water, curry will become runny.cover and cook on a medium flame till the chicken is half cooked
  7. Add garam masala and curd. Mix well and cook till the chicken is cooked soft and tender.
  8. Serve with rice, chapathi or biryani.

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