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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Chicken Fry

Chicken - 1/4 kg
Small Onions - 5 nos
Tomato - 1 medium sized
Garlic - 4-5 cloves, medium sized
Ginger - 1.5 inch long
Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
Chilli powder - 2-3 tablespoons
Coriander powder - 1-2 tablespoon
Clove - 1
Cinnamon - a small stick
Curry leaves - few
Yoghurt - 2 tablespoons
Salt - To taste
Coriander leaves or Spring onions - few for garnishing
Oil - 3-4 tablespoons

Wash Chicken and drain water. Add turmeric powder and curd and marinate it well.
Grind small onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, clove, cinnamon into a fine paste without water.
Add the paste, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt to the chicken and mix well. Let it marinate for 1-2 hours.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan and add oil. Put each piece of chicken and fry on a low flame.
Add curry leaves. Turn the pieces so that all sides are cooked.
Once they are cooked, garnish with coriander leaves or spring onions.
Serve hot with rice.

Cooking time : 30 minutes
Serves - 4 persons