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Aromatic chicken Recipe

Aromatic chicken is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
3.5

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:

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



     

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