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Charishma’s Chicken Curry

READY IN: 55mins

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 . 3 medium-sized onion, peeled, washed and finely chopped
  • 2 . 1-2 green chilies, washed, ends trimmed and slit
  • 3 . 250 gm chicken, washed, cleaned and cut in bite-sized pieces
  • 4 . 1 inch piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 5 . 10 garlic cloves, washed and finely chopped
  • 6 . 2 medium-sized tomatoes, washed and finely chopped
  • 7 . 3/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 8 . 1/2 tsp. red chili powder
  • 9 . 1 1/2 tsps. coriander powder
  • 10 . 2 tsps. chicken tandoori spice mix
  • 11 . 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 12 . 3/4 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 13 . 2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 14 . water, as required to prepare gravy
  • 15 . 2-3 bay leaves, torn
  • 16 . 2 cloves
  • 17 . 2 green cardamoms
  • 18 . 1 inch cinnamon sticks
  • NUTRITION INFO

    Serving Size: 1 (777) g

    Servings Per Recipe:2

    Calories: 1581.8

    Calories from Fat 930 g 59 %

    Total Fat 103.4 g 159 %

    Saturated Fat 29.5 g 147 %

    Cholesterol 510.3 mg 170 %

    Sodium 501.4 mg 20 %

    Total Carbohydrate26.6 g 8 %

    Dietary Fiber 6.3 g 25 %

    Sugars 14.4 g 57 %

    Protein 131.8 g 263 %

    DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Clean, wash and cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  • 2. Heat oil in a wok.
  • 3. Once hot add cumin seeds and allow to sizzle for a few seconds. Add the bay leaves, 2 cloves, 2 green cardamoms and 1 inch cinnamon stick and mix well.
  • 4.Fold in the chopped onions and the slit green chilli.
  • 5. Prepare paste of the finely chopped ginger and garlic and add the ginger-garlic paste to the chopped onion mixture. Allow to stir-fry and cook until the raw smell of ginger and garlic is gone.
  • 6. Add the dry masala powders and mix well. Sprinkle some water so that the mixture does not stick to the bottom of the wok.
  • 7. Fold in two finely chopped tomatoes after washing them.
  • 8. Allow to stir-fry for a few minutes on low flame.
  • 9. Add salt to taste and mix thoroughly.
  • 10. Now fold in the bite-sized washed, cleaned and chopped chicken pieces.
  • 11. Mix well and add water as required to prepare the gravy.
  • 12. Add some finely chopped fresh coriander leaves as a garnish.
  • 13. Cover and allow to cook until the chicken is soft and tender.
  • 14. Alternatively, you may cook the chicken in a pressure cooker with all the above ingredients until 5-6 whistles till the chicken is tender.
  • 15. Serve hot with long-grain white Basmati rice.
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