Thursday, 3 July 2014

Dahi Chicken

 500-750 gm Chicken (curry cut pieces)
 1 Cup plain low fat curd (doi/dahi)
 salt to taste
 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
 1/2 tsp hot red chili powder
 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
 2 cloves garlic
 1 bay leaf
 1 stick cinnamon
 2 cloves ( slightly crushed)
 1 green cardamom
 1 tsp ghee
 1 tsp mustard seeds


 Marinate the chicken with turmeric , salt and curd for at least 30 minutes.

 Heat up a kadai,add in the marinated chicken, the bay leaf, cinnamon, clove and cook for about 30 minutes on low heat. 

 Cook covered.

 Add in the tomato and chili powder and cook until the tomatoes look all mushy and done. 

 Add in the green cardamom after crushing it slightly.

 Heat the oil in a separate pan. 

 Add in the mustard seeds and wait for them to splutter. 

 Add in the garlic and let it change to a nice shade of light brown. 

 Add this tempering to the chicken. mix it all in to the chicken. 

 Serve with hot rotis.

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