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Monday, March 14, 2011

Pudina (Mint) Chicken

Cooking Time Required: 14-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 50-60 Rupees

Ingredients: Boneless chicken ( 250 gm ), white onions ( 1 no, large ), red chillis ( 4-5 nos ), garlic flakes ( 4-5 nos ), ginger garlic paste ( 1 tsp ), finely cut mint leaves ( 5 tbs ), finely cut coriander leaves ( 2 tbs ), yogurt ( 2 tsp ), cooking butter ( 3 tsp ), garam masala ( 1/3 tsp ), turmeric ( 1 pinch ), salt.

Preparation: Cut the onion into big chunks.

Heat 1 tsp cooking butter in a wok. Add the onion, 2 red chillis and garlic flakes. Saute till onion turns translucent.

Transfer to a grinder, add 3 tbs mint leaves and 2 tbs coriander leaves and make a fine paste.

Clean the chicken and transfer to mixing bowl. Add the onion paste, ginger garlic paste, yogurt, turmeric and salt. Marinate for 2-3 hours.

Cooking: Heat the remaining butter in a pressure cooker. Add red chillis followed by the marianted chicken. Fry for 3-4 mins.

Add the remaining mint leaves, garam masala along with 1/2 cup water. Close the lid and cook for 8-10 mins.

Remove from stove and check if done. If not, repeat for 4-5 mins.

Serve hot with roti/rice.


  1. Yumm, wat a droolworthy mint chicken,lovely dish..

  2. Drool worthy chicken,love minty flavored chicken.

  3. delicious combination looks wonderful

  4. wow..chicken looks absolutely mouth watering !


  5. Lovely curry and perfect colour.. My H's fav.. Thanks for paying me a visit and am alo following u , very nice space u've here

  6. Delicious minty chicken curry.


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