Dec 5, 2010

Dhaba style chicken curry



Dhaba style chicken curry

Ingredients

Chicken - 500 gm
Brown onion paste - 20 gm
Oil - 2 tablespoon
Tomato puree - 50 ml
Cloves- 3 gm
Small elaichi ( cardamom ) - 3 gm
Bay leaf - 1 gm
Cinnamon - 3 gm
Ginger - garlic paste - 1 tablespoon ( fresh and homemade )
Dhaniya coriander powder - 5 gm
Degi mirch ( Kashmiri red chilli powder ) - 1 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Salt - 3/4 teaspoon
Water - 100 ml

Method

Clean chicken and cut it into pieces. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok and fry 3 sliced onion till golden brown. Grind and keep aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan, add bay leaf, clove, small elaichi and cinnamon. Fry lightly. Now add brown onion paste, ginger- garlic paste and tomato puree. Mix all the ingredients well for 3 - 4 minutes.

Add chicken pieces and stir well for 5 minutes. Now add turmeric powder, coriander powder and degi mirch ( Kashmiri chilli powder ). Saute on a low heat for 2 minutes.

Add water and salt to taste. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 35 - 40 minutes or until done and gravy thickens.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with Tandoori roti or chapati.

1 comment:

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

Looks so yummy! I'd like to have it with steaming rice! :D