Aromatic chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 whole Chicken (3 lbs), (cut into pieces)
  • 3 Onions (finely chopped and lightly sauteed in 2 tsp of butter)
  • 3 Tomato (diced)
  • 3 tbsp - Garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 2 tbsp - Curd
  • 3 tbsp - Tomato ketchup
  • 2 tsp - soya sauce
  • 1 bell pepper/capsicum (big, diced)
  • 4 - 5 tbsp - olive/canola/vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • Salt as required
  • Spices (freshly ground):
  • 5 Cardamom
  • 8 Cloves
  • 6 pepper Corns
  • 4 nos of 2 inches Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp - cayenne powder (red chilli powder)
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3-4 tsp - Coriander seeds or coriander powder (if using seeds, roasted and freshly ground)

How to Make Aromatic chicken

  • Marinate the chicken with the garlic-ginger paste, curd and the freshly grounded spices and salt for 1 hr.
  • Heat 5 tbsp of olive oil (or veg oil or canola oil) in a deep frying pan.
  • Add the marinated chicken.
  • Wait, till all the water from the chicken is evaporated and brown the chicken in the oil.
  • This would take about 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Add 2 tbsp of butter.
  • Add the sauteed onions and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and capsicum.
  • Add these ingredients only after all the water has been evaporated.
  • Add more salt if required
  • Once the tomatoes blend well, add the ketchup and soya sauce.
  • Stir fry, till you see the oil separating from the sides of the pan.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes i.e till the chicken is fully cooked.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice or bread.