Thursday, November 15, 2012

Chicken Vindaloo

Well this will be my last post for the non veg recipe, as we are gearing up for the fasting period from tomorrow which means I will be a pure vegetarian until December 27th 2012. 


Chicken - 1 kg
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tea spoon
Vinegar - 3 table spoon


Masala to grind
Kashmiri Red chilies - 10 (keep an eye on the spice upto  your level)
Cumin - 1 tea spoon
Black pepper corns - 1 tea spoon
Cloves - 3-4
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Star Anise - 1 or 2                                                                                                                                    Coriander powder – 1 tbsp                                                                                                                    Mustard -   1 tsp
The aroma of the masala is too punget.

For frying
Onion sliced - 2 Nos.
Tomato chopped - 1
Garlic - 3-4 cloves
Ginger - a small pieces

Clean and cut the chicken into 2 inch pieces  and  apply salt and set aside for 30 minutes.

Soak all the ingredients  for grinding in  water for 15-20 minutes and grind the masala after that with vinegar and turmeric.

Heat oil in a pan add sliced onions and ginger and garlic , saute for 7-8 minutes and add tomato , saute well for another 3-4 minutes . Add salt marinated chicken, grounded masala  and ½  cup of water, cook covered till done, for like 30 minutes. Uncover and let simmer for 5 minutes. Adjust the consistency of the gravy by simmering.

Goes well with steamed rice or any Indian Breads



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