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Monday, January 19, 2015

Two Step Chicken Curry (An easy chicken recipe)

Sometimes we are too tired to cook up a decent meal and yet are in no mood to order anything from outside. A piping hot chicken curry with some white rice/roti can save the day for the non-veg lovers amongst us. This curry is one of the easiest and tastiest ones that I have ever made. I have christened it as 'Two-step chicken curry' partly due to lack of any imagination and partly because it is a lazy curry that can be made in two steps.

Read on for the recipe -




















Preparation Time - 20-25 mins

Ingredients -

  • 500 gm chicken pieces
  • 1 medium sized onion (roughly chopped)
  • 1 small tomato (roughly chopped)
  • 12-14 garlic flakes
  • 1 1/2 inch ginger (chopped into small pieces)
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 inch long cinnamon stick
  • 3 nos green cardamom
  • 2/3 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4-5 dry red chillis ( low to medium heat Kashmiri or Byadgi chilli )
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/3 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp vinegar

Preparation - De-seed the dry chillis and soak them with vinegar and 2-3 tbsp hot water for 2 hours. Drain off the liquid and grind the chilies with 6-7 garlic flakes.

Grind the onion, ginger, 6-7 garlic flakes, tomato, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin seeds and coriander leaves into a fine paste.

Wash the chicken pieces thoroughly and marinate them with the above paste, salt and turmeric. Allow to rest for 30 mins.

Cooking - Heat the oil in a wok. Add the chicken along with the marinade liquid (if any). Stir on high flame for 2-3 mins. Then reduce the flame and allow it to cook (without lid) till the  chicken is almost done (95 % cooked). 

Finally add the chili-garlic paste and stir fry on high for 1 min. Then add 2/3 - 1 cup boiling water, cover with a lid and allow to boil for 2 mins before switching off.

Serve hot with rotis/white rice/jeera rice.

2 comments:

  1. That's my kind of chicken curry! Looks delicious!

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  2. Going to give this recipe a try tonight my mouth is watering.

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