Monday, March 3, 2008

CHICKEN MASALA -DRY


INGREDIENTS
chicken breasts-boneless cut into bite size pieces
onions-2 medium size,finely chopped
tomato-2 medium size.diced small
ginger-garlic-1 tbsp,freshly grated
curry leaves-of 1 sprig
cinnamon stick-1 whole
turmeric pdr-1 tsp
chilli pdr-1 tsp
coriander pdr-2 tbsp
garam masala- 1 1/2 tsp
coriander leaves- to garnish
salt to taste
METHOD
Marinate the chicken with turmeric,gin-gar paste,lemon juice ,coriander pdr and saltfor approximately 2 hrs.Heat lil oil in a pan.Add whole cinnamon stick(that way its easier to discard it in the end)curry leaves,gin-gar and onions.When the onions turn a lil soft add turmeric pdr and salt.When the onions turn translucent add tomatoes,coriander pdr,chilli pdr and garam masala.Cook and mash the tomatoes well using a spatula.When oil starts oozing out of the masala add in the chicken.Stir and cook it until chicken is done.Garnish with coriander leaves.
FOR GRAVY:-Add a few spoons of cream and 1/4 cup of water and bring it to boil.
Serve it hot with rotis,bread or paratas.

1 comment:

Happy cook said...

Chicken dish looks delicious