Tuesday, December 06, 2005
This recipe comes from my mothers files. The preparation is really simple & the end product is really delicious. Do try it out & let me know.
500 gms chicken (preferably with bones), cleaned & cut into a pieces
1 whole black cardamom
2 small green cardamoms
2 pieces of cinnamom
2 petals of star anise
6 whole black peppercorns
2 medium sized onions, thinly sliced
3-4 green chilles, slit lengthwise
1 inch piece of ginger, julienned
5-6 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp vinegar
salt, to taste
2-3 tbsp cooking oil
chopped corainder leaves, for garnishing
Heat oil in a vessel. Put in the black cardamom, green cardamoms, cinnamom, cloves, star anise & peppercorns. Fry for sometime till you get a nice aroma of the whole spices. Add in the onions, green chillies, ginger & garlic & fry till the onions become soft & transparent. Add the turmeric powder, chicken pieces, vinegar & salt. Cover the vessel & simmer on very low flame, stirring occassionally till the chicken in cooked. Do not add water. The chicken should cook in its own juices.
Garnish with corainder leaves & serve hot with plain boiled rice.