Chicken Green Masala
Chicken Green Masala

Ingredients:

• 1 Kg- Chicken
• 1 large Onion( sliced)
• Handful – Coriander leaves
• 1″ Ginger
• 10 flakes- Garlic
• 8 Green chillies
• 1/2 tsp- Jeera
• 1 tsp- Pepper seeds
• Pinch of Mustard Seeds
• 1/2 tsp- Poppy Seeds
• 1/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
• 6 Cloves
• 1 Cinnamon Stick
• 3 Tomatoes (chopped)
• 1/4 cup- Grated fresh/dry Coconut
• 3 tsp- Ghee
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Clean chicken and cut into medium pieces ,keep aside.
  2. Grind together ginger, garlic, chillies, pepper, jeera, mustard, poppy, cloves, cinnamon, grated coconut, coriander leaves.
  3. Add turmeric powder and grind to fine paste with adding little water (if needed only)
  4. Heat ghee in a Kadai. Add 1 sliced onion and fry for some time, then add the ground paste and fry nicely till it becomes slightly dark brown.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and fry for 2 mins.
  6. Add chicken pieces, salt to taste and cover and cook till done. (add little amount of masala water if needed)
  7. Serve hot with ghee/plain rice.

Recipe courtesy of Sunitha Lewis