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July 16, 2009

Chettinad Chicken

Ingrdients 1 :
  1. Chicken - 1 lb

  2. GingerGarlicPaste - 1 tsp

  3. Turmeric Paste - 1/2 tsp

  4. Lime Juice - 2 tsp

  5. Cinnamon - 1 nos

  6. Cloves - 1 nos

  7. Cardamon - 1 no

  8. Bay Leaf - 2 nos

  9. Star Rinse - 2 nos

  10. KalPasi(black stone flower ) - 2 nos

  11. RedChilliPowder - 1/4 tsp

  12. Onion ( medium size) - 2 nos

  13. Tomato (medium) - 1 no

  14. Green Chilli - 1 no

  15. Curry Leaves - 7 to 8 nos

  16. Coriander Leaves - 3 to 4 stks

  17. Oil - 3 to 4 tbsp

  18. Water - 1/2 cup

  19. Salt to Taste

Ingredients 2 :

  1. DryRedChilli - 5 to 6 nos
  2. CorianderSeeds - 2 tbsp
  3. CumminSeeds - 1 tsp
  4. FennelSeeds - 11/2 tsp
  5. BlackPepper - 11/2 tsp
  6. PoppySeeds - 2 tsp
  7. Pottukadalai(split roasted gram) - 2 tsp
  8. FreshCoconut (shredded coconut)- 3 to 4 tsp
  9. Cinnamon - 1 no
  10. Cardamon - 1 no
  11. Cloves - 1 no
  12. StarAnise - 1 no

Method:

Wash & clean the chicken ,cut into medium small pieces.Then marinate the chicken with turmeric powder,lime juice & salt for 20 to 30 minutes. Now roast dry red chilli , cumin seeds, fennel seeds,coriander seeds,poppy seeds, pottukadalai,black pepper, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, coconut , cloves, star anise untill all turns golden brown & releases oil from it. Then Grind the dry masalas into coarse powder & keep it aside .

Heat oil in a skillet (pan) & add 1 cinnamon stick , 1 cloves , 1 cardamon, Bayleaf ,kalpasi followed by ginger garlic paste ,chopped onions, curry leaves, green chillies & fry till onion turns light brown . Now add the marinated chicken & saute with onions for 5 to 6 mins. Add the chopped tomatoes , salt , 1/4 tsp red chilli powder , 2 tsp grinded masala powder ( if want u can add extra masala powder as per ur spicy taste) & 1/2 cup water .Saute untill the masala turns brown ,Put the stove in medium flame untill the chicken is cooked well.Garnish it with coriander leaves & this is accompanied with white rice , paratha , chapathi & goes on...........

2 comments:

*sangi* said...

chicken chettinad looks sooo delicious Priya!

En Samaiyal said...

Thank u very much sangi .......