Thursday, February 7, 2013

North Indian Chicken

Do you love North Indian Chicken dishes? Then this one is for you. This is the first time I have made a north Indian Chicken Curry. And I managed to take photo at every step!

  1. 1  kg Chicken
  2. 3  Large onions (minced)
  3. 4  Cloves of garlic (minced)
  4. 1  Medium ripe tomato puréed or 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  5. 1  Tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  6. 2-3  Green chilli - chopped
  7. 2  Teaspoons coriander powder
  8. 1½ Teaspoon red chilli powder (or according to your taste)
  9. 1 Teaspoon Paprika (optional)
  10. ½   Teaspoon turmeric powder
  11. ½   Teaspoon black pepper
  12. ½   Teaspoon garam masala (or according to your taste)
  13. ¼   Cup of  plain yogurt(optional)
  14. 2 - 3 Bay leaves
  15. 3    Tablespoons vegetable oil
  16. ¼  Cup of chopped coriander leaves
  17. Salt
  18. 1  Cup water - Add more if you want more gravy

1. Wash and clean the chicken and cut the chicken into pieces. Keep it aside.
2. Mince the onions and garlic in the chopper or grind them in the blender.

3. Heat the oil in a pan and saute the onions till golden brown.
4. Meanwhile puree the tomato.
5. Add coriander powder, red chili powder, paprika and turmeric powder to the fried
     onions and fry for few seconds. 
6. Add tomato puree and yogurt.

7. Once all the water is evaporated and the chicken pieces, bay leaves, salt and water and cook for 15 mins.
8. Once the chicken is almost done, add grated  ginger, chopped green chilies garam masala, and black    pepper powder.
9. When ready to serve transfer the curry in a serving bowl and garnish with chopped  coriander leaves.

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