Halwai January 7, 2019

Ingredients:

• Chicken – 1 kg
• Onions – 1/2 kg
• Ginger – 4 cm
• Garlic – 1/2 pod
• Green chillies – 2
• Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup
• Poppy Seeds – 2 tsp
• Tomatoes – 300 g
• Cloves – 3
• Cardamoms – 3
• Cinnamon – 3 pieces
• Bay Leaves – 2
• Fennel – 1 tsp
• Pepper powder – 1 tbsp
• Chilli powder – 2 tsp
• Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
• Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
• Oil – 5 tbsp

Method:

  1. Clean and joint the chicken. Remove the skin.
  2. Slice onions. Grind 1/2 the onions with all the ingredients from ginger to poppy seeds to a smooth paste. Chop tomatoes.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai on medium flame.
  4. Add all the ingredients from cloves to fennel. Fry for 1 minute. Add onion slices and fry till brown.
  5. Add the ground paste and fry well. Add all the powders. Fry for 1 minute.
  6. Add tomatoes and fry till oil separates at the sides of the kadai. Add chicken pieces and salt.
  7. Add 2 cups of water. Cover and lower the flame.
  8. Simmer till chicken is cooked. Serve hot with steamed rice.