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Chicken Masala Stew (Ishtew) Recipe

Chicken Masala Stew (Ishtew) is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Chicken - 1 (1 kg)
  • Coconut - 1
  • Onion - 1 cup, diced
  • Red Chillies - 5 to 6 or to taste
  • Cloves - 3
  • Cinnamon - 2 inch piece
  • Pepper Corns - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Chicken Masala Stew (Ishtew):

    1. Clean and joint the chicken.
    2. Extract 1 cup thick milk and 1 cup thin milk from the coconut milk .
    3. Roast red chillies, cloves, cinnamon, pepper and coriander seeds using very little oil and powder them together.
    4. Cook chicken with thin coconut milk, onion and salt.
    5. Add the masala powder and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
    6. Add the thick coconut milk, bring to a boil and remove from fire.
    7. Heat the oil in a small fry pan.
    8. Add mustard. When it splutters, add curry leaves.
    9. Add this to the stew.
    10. Serve hot with pulao or aapam or pathri.




     

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