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Chicken Chennai Recipe

Chicken Chennai is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Onions - 1/2 kg
  • Ginger - 4 cm
  • Garlic - 1/2 pod
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Poppy Seeds - 2 tsp
  • Tomatoes - 300 g
  • Cloves - 3
  • Cardamoms - 3
  • Cinnamon - 3 pieces
  • Bay Leaves - 2
  • Fennel - 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 5 tbsp
  • How to Make Chicken Chennai:

    1. Clean and joint the chicken. Remove the skin.
    2. Slice onions. Grind 1/2 the onions with all the ingredients from ginger to poppy seeds to a smooth paste. Chop tomatoes.
    3. Heat oil in a kadai on medium flame.
    4. Add all the ingredients from cloves to fennel. Fry for 1 minute. Add onion slices and fry till brown.
    5. Add the ground paste and fry well. Add all the powders. Fry for 1 minute.
    6. Add tomatoes and fry till oil separates at the sides of the kadai. Add chicken pieces and salt.
    7. Add 2 cups of water. Cover and lower the flame.
    8. Simmer till chicken is cooked. Serve hot with steamed rice.




     

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