Thursday, April 29, 2010

Chettinad Chicken

CHETTINAD CHICKEN
Ingredients:
chicken - 1/2 kg (cleaned)
onion - 2 (thinly sliced)
cumin seeds - 2 tsp
corriander seeds - 2 tsp
curry leaves - 10 - 12
oil - to fry
ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
salt to taste
red chilli (dried) - 4
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
corriander leaves - 3 tsp - chopped
grated coconut - 3 tsp
crushed black pepper - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - 1 tsp


Method:
- marinate chicken by adding 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt and red chilli powder
- leave it to rest for 1 hr
- in a pan add 1 tsp of oil
- add 1 tsp of cumin seeds, corriander seeds and red chillies
- fry till you get a good aroma
- then add the grated coconut and fry till the coconut is dry and there is no moisture left
- grind this into a fine paste and leave it aside
- in a pan add oil
- to this add remaining cumin seeds
- add the curry leaves and onion
- fry onions till they are golden colour
- now add the remaining ginger garlic paste and the ground paste
- fry for 4 - 5 mins
- add the marinated chicken and cook
- need not add water as chicken will have its own juices to cook
- when the mixture is well cooked and dry drizzle juice of 1 lemon and the crushed pepper powder
- mix well
- add the corriander leaves and mix well
- serve hot with rice or roti's.

2 comments:

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious chicken....

Priti said...

Looks very gud....yum