Saturday, January 18, 2014

Spicy chicken gravy


Everyone in my home from kids to adults, love this recipe . Its' authentic spicy taste can never be challenged by any other chicken recipe. It tastes very great with rice and chapati or roti .This recipe travels along more than three generations as of I know..My grandma used to make it very very spicy as anyone who eats couldnot control tears flowing ( :) ) although the taste s heavenly..and my mom n all of my aunts make it have made it moderately spicy and Im presenting it 2 u in a form that s suitable for our age...Try this n enjoy... 
                             Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook time: 45 mins | Serves - 5
Ingredients :
  • Chicken - 1/2 kg
  • Big onion - 1
  • Tomato - 1
  • Salt and oil (As required)
To saute and grind:
  • Small onion -1/4 kg (around 30)
  • Garlic - 7
  • Ginger - 2 pieces(1 inch each)
  • Black Pepper - 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 3 tsp
  • Fennel seed - 2tsp
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Coriander powder - 2 Tbsp
  • Red chilli powder - 2Tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil (as required)
  • Salt
  • Coconut - 1/3 quantity of small onion (Optional)

1.Take a pan and pour 2 Tbsp of oil and then add cinnamon,cumin,fennel,pepper and elachi.

 2.Then add garlic and ginger .Fry for a while and then add small onions.

 3.When the onions turn golden simmer down the stove.Then add turmeric,coriander and red chilli powders.
4.Finally add coconut and switch off the stove.

5.When it is cooled down,grind the mixture.

 6.Now take a cooker and pour 2 Tbsp of oil into it.Add mustard and fennel seeds.When the mustard seed sputters, add chopped big onion.
7.When the onion turns golden, add tomato and saute for two more minutes.Then add the ground masala and the chicken into the cooker.

8.With it add water until chicken is covered (less water is preferable)and salt.Leave for 2-3 whistles.Let the pressure release and then cook uncovered for 15-20 mins until the gravy thickens.
Serve with coriander garnishing.For sure everyone in your family would love this one and ask for more n more :) :) :) .


Note :
  • U can add red chilli powder as per your taste .
  • The taste of the gravy depends on the ground masala (Dont overcook or under cook it)
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