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nilgiri chicken korma

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:

  • 1 kg chicken pieces, washed

  • 2 large onions, finely chopped

  • 1 1/2 tbsps ginger garlic paste

  • 1 large tomato, chopped

  • 1 tsp red chilli pwd

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric pwd

  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice

  • salt to taste

  • 2-3 tbsps oil

  • chopped coriander leaves for garnish

  • Dry roast:

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp saunf

  • 1 tsp khus khus

  • 1″ cinnamon

  • 2 cardamoms

  • 5 tbsp grated fresh coconut

  • 8 cashew nuts

  • 1 tbsp roasted chickpeas

  • Roast: (in 2 tsps oil for 5 mts)

  • 6-8 curry leaves

  • 8-10 shallots/sambar onions

  • 4 green chillis

  • 3 tbsps chopped coriander leaves

  • 15 mint leaves

Method

  • 1.

    1 Make a paste of ingredients under ‘dry

  • 2.

    Roast’ and ‘roast’ by adding a few tbsps of

  • 3.

    Water and keep aside.

  • 4.

    2 Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel,

  • 5.

    Add curry leaves and saute for few secs.

  • 6.

    Add the chopped onions and fry till

  • 7.

    Transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and

  • 8.

    Saute for 3 mts. Add red chilli pwd,

  • 9.

    Turmeric pwd and salt and combine. Add

  • 10.

    The chopped tomatoes and fry for 4-5

  • 11.

    Mts.

  • 12.

    3 Add the ground paste and cook over

  • 13.

    Medium heat for 7-8 mts.

  • 14.

    4 Add lemon juice and the chicken pieces

  • 15.

    And combine. Cook without lid for 5-6

  • 16.

    Mts. Add 3 cups of water and cook with

  • 17.

    Lid on simmer till the chicken is tender

  • 18.

    And the gravy thickens. Garnish with

  • 19.

    Chopped coriander leaves. Turn off heat.

  • 20.

    5 Serve with pulao, biryani, coconut rice

  • 21.

    Or rotis.

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