AROMATIC SPICY CHICKEN

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Eid Mubarak.

Today’s recipe is aromatic chicken dry recipe. You should always have many varieties of dish in hand to avoid boredom. This is one such dish. It is super aromatic and yummy. The masalas coating the chicken pieces gives a nice spicy flavor that pops in your mouth. A perfect side dish for hot rotis or rice.

INGREDIENTS:

Chicken pieces – 450 gms

Onion – 1 big

Tomato – 1 big

Mint Leaves – 5-6 stems

Coriander leaves – 5-6 stems

Ginger – 1 inch piece

Garlic – 3 big cloves

Coriander Powder – 1.5 tblspn

Chilli Powder – 1 tblspn

Pepper Powder – 1 tsp

Garam Masala – 1.5 tsp

Turmeric Powder – 0.5 tsp

Fennel seeds – 2 tsp

Curry Leaves – 1 stem

Mustard – 1 tsp

Oil- 2 tblspn

Salt as required

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a blender, blend mint leaves, coriander leaves, onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, pepper powder, turmeric powder, salt and fennel seeds into a fine paste. Add little water if required.
  2. In a plate take cleaned chicken pieces and add the above paste and coat all the pieces well.
  3. Close and place it in fridge for at least half an hour to marinate.
  4. After half an hour, heat a kadai with some oil.
  5. Once oil is hot, splutter mustard seeds.
  6. Add curry leaves and then marinated chicken pieces.
  7. Sauté on high flame for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Lower the flame and close with a lid.
  9. Keep checking on the chicken at regular intervals and stir.
  10. The chicken will be cooked in 10-15 minutes.
  11. If there is more gravy, cook it out without lid. Mix well so the masalas coat the chicken well.

Enjoy hot with phulkas or rice.IMG_8127

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