Monday, August 22, 2011


Vindaloo is a sweet and sour dish introduced by the Portugese in Goa.Its traditionally made with pork but derived variations with it using chicken or potato as main ingredients.Its a dry sauce based dish with a lot of spices and vinegar.It tastes better as it ages.A great combo with rice or roti.


Boneless chicken breasts - 1 large ,cut into bite size pieces
onion - 1 medium size,chopped really fine(if u can also use 1 finely chopped tomato )
Tomato paste - 3 tbsp
water - 1/2 cup
curry leaves - of 1 sprig
coriander leaves - a bunch,chopped

For Marination:-

Tomato paste - 2 tbsp
Fried onions - 1/2 cup
cardamam - 3-4 nos
cinnamon - 1 whole stick
cloves - 5-6 nos
black peppercorn - 5-6 nos
turmeric pdr - 1/2 tsp
red chillies - 3-4
Kashmiri chilli pdr - 1 tbsp
coriander pdr - 2 tsp
ginger - 1 1/2 tsp, chopped
garlic - 3 cloves, chopped
white vinegar - 1/4 cup


In a blender/mixer mix the ingredients for the marination and blend it to a smooth paste.Marinate the chicke pieces with this paste for about 2-3 hrs.

In a wide pan heat some oil.Add the curry leaves and onions and cook it till golden brown.Add the tomato paste and stir it for 3-4 mins.Add the marinated chicken and cook it until its cooked halfway through.Now add the water and salt.Let it simmer for about another 5 mins .Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve hot with rice or roti.



JZ @ Tasty treats said...

hmm, it looks delicious!! i've had pork vindaloo, yet to try with chicken! the colors of ur all ur dishes are amazing!

Happy cook said...

Suoer spicy and delicious. I am sure going to make these.
Just looking to the pic makes my toung tickle with all the tastes.

Sujatha said...

I've had this dish in restaurants, and nice to see a recipe for this! Looks absolutely delicious.. bookmarked :)

Roopa said...

A much sought after recipe:) The vindaloo is turned out perfect! I loved the last photo, my mouth waters seeing the spicy gravy with the chicken:)

raaji said...

ranji i guess u have started a chicken series haa....the curry has got an authentic Indian touch too

Divya Vikram said...

Two consecutive chicken recipes! Am just drooling here Ranji.

Suma Rajesh said...

mouthwtering cont chicken recipe :)....looks attrative and inviting..

meeso said...

Looks so good, the color is tempting and showing all the flavor!

Cham said...

In our side vindaloo is very famous. But very fiery dish compensated with vinegar. I make often with chicken and lamb even seafood :) delicious one!

Medhaa said...

you have some great chicken recipes this too looks delicious

kamala said...

Tempting pics Ranji..Missed lots of ur posts.Going thru all..Book marked all of the chicken recipes..Grt going Ranji

Bhawana said...

very tempting recipe again. I will send this to my friends who eats non veg :)

Vij said...

My goodness yummmmy post ranji!!! lovely colouring! looks so yummmmy!

Divya Kudua said...

This one looks perfect Ranji..something that my hubby would love having!!

Roochi said...

This is an yummy dish... I made this dish abt 2 weeks ago for the first ever time, almost similar to you recipe... it turned out well... Mast pics

bristol plasterers said...

been looking for a nice recipe of this to try. Thanks for sharing this.