Chicken Curry

Ingredients

For marination –

  • 750 gm chicken, curry cut
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, beaten
  • 2-3 slit green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 2 cloves
  • Salt to taste

For curry –

  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 black cardamom, crushed
  • 3-4 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 tbsp ginger, chopped
  • 6-7 garlic cloves, roughly crushed
  • 5-6 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method –

  1. Mix well all the ingredients given under marination
  2. Set aside for 15-20 minutes
  3. Heat ghee in a pan
  4. Add some oil as well
  5. Add black cardamom, bay leaves, cumin seeds and cloves
  6. Sauté till fragrant
  7. Add ginger and garlic. Sauté till fragrant
  8. Add onions and fry till brown
  9. Add turmeric powder. Sauté for 2 minutes
  10. Add coriander powder and fry for 2 minutes
  11. Add chilli powder and sauté for 2 minutes
  12. Add a little water, mix well and cook for 2 minutes
  13. Add the tomatoes. Mix well
  14. Cover and cook till the oil separates
  15. Add the marinated chicken and mix well
  16. Cook till oil separates
  17. Add salt to taste
  18. Add warm water according to requirement. Mix well
  19. Cover and cook till chicken is done
  20. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

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