Monday, 28 April 2014

Grandma’s Country Captain Chicken

Bengali cuisine is a mixed bag of East & West Bengal, European, Anglo Indian, Mughal Cuisines....I'm sharing the recipe of
Grandma’s Country Captain Chicken :An Anglo Indian Cuisine-A light yet delicious chicken curry which is perfect for summer days!
Recipe courtesy: Bridget White Kumar's Anglo Indian Recipe

 1 kg chicken, curry cut pieces or leg pieces 
 3 large onions sliced finely
 2 teaspoons chilli powder 
 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
 2 tablespoons oil 
 salt to taste
 2 tablespoons garlic paste 
 2 sticks cinnamon
 4 cloves 
 2 cardamoms
 6 or 8 whole pepper corns 
 1 Dry Red Chilli broken into bits
 2 teaspoons chopped garlic


Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions and chopped garlic lightly. 

Add the chicken and mix in the garlic paste. 

Saute for about 5 minutes on medium heat. 

Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, red chilli, pepper corns and salt. 

Add ½ cup of water and cook till the chicken is tender and the gravy is quite thick.

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