Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Chicken Majestic

OMG!!! This is the best chicken curry I have ever made. Simply majestic I must say. Marination is the key ingredient in this dish.

Ingredients :

Chicken : 1 kg
Garlic : 10- 15 pods (Peeled and Crushed)
Green Chilli : 4 -5
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Pudina Leaves / Mint Leaves : 1 cup

Spice Powders :
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Chilli Powder : 2 tsp
Coriander Powder : 1 tsp
Cumin Powder :1/2 tsp

Oil : 3 tbsp + 2tbsp
Yoghurt : 1 cup (whisked)
Coriander Leaves : to garnish
Lemon Juice : 1 tsp
Salt according to taste


Marination 1:
Buttermilk : 1/2 cup
Salt according to Taste

Marination 2 :
Corn Flour : 1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic paste : 2 tbsp


Procedure :
1. Marinate the chicken with marination 1 and refrigerate for 4 hours ( Prick the chicken with fork so that it is marinated really well).
2. Now marinate it will marination 2 and refrigerate for 1 hour.
3. Now heat tbsp oil in a pan and cook the chicken with 3 tbsp oil. Cook for 10- 15 min till the pink color is disappeared and meat is properly cooked.
4. Now in another pan heat 2 tbsp oil, add crushed garlic and fry till it turns brown.
5. Now add green chilli, curry leaves, pudina and add spice powders immediately.
6. Now add whisked yogurt, add cooked chicken and salt.
7. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes and cook till the chicken pieces are well coated the spiced yogurt gravy.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves and a dash of lemon juice.

Marination 1

Marination 2
Cook with 3  tbsp