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Chicken Bhuna Recipe

Chicken Bhuna is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp - Sunflower oil
  • 2 -medium onions, halved and finely sliced
  • 4 -garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 25 g - ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 -green chillies, finely chopped (take out the seeds if you like) or 1.07 tsp - Red Chilli powder to get a spicy flavor)
  • 2 heaped tsp - Cardamom pods, seeds crushed
  • 2 tsp - ground cumin (jeera powder)
  • 2 tsp - ground coriander (dhania powder)
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 1/2- lemon, juice
  • 4- skinless chicken, cut into medium size pieces (or 600 g)
  • 400g - tin chopped Tomatoes (or well ripe 4 Tomatoes)
  • 150 ml - water
  • 2 tsp - chopped Coriander leaves (optional)
  • How to Make Chicken Bhuna:

    1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in large non-stick frying pan and cook the onion until soft and lightly coloured. Add the garlic, ginger and chilli and cook for 2 minutes more. Sprinkle the spices over and fry for a minute.
    2. Stir in the lemon juice and chicken and cook for 2 minutes.
    3. Pour the tomatoes into the pan, add 150ml water, a pinch of salt and sugar (or 3/4 tsp salt to get a spicy flavour and avoid sugar) and bring to a simmer.
    4. Cook for 15 minutes / until done and well cooked, stirring occasionally. Serve with steamed basmati rice or Indian flat breads (chapatti / phulka ).
    5. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves when serving.
    6. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World



     

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