Sunday, September 10, 2006

Ramdan Special Recipe-Kerala Chicken Stew

Recipe Ingredients

Chicken 1/2 kg / or 1 pound
Potato 1 cubed
Onions 3 finely chopped
Green chillies 3 or as reqd slit open length-wise

Garlic(cut into thin pieces) 1 tbsp
Ginger(cut into thin pieces) 1 tbsp
Coconut Milk 1 1/2 cups
Cinnamon 4 small pieces(crushed)
Cardamom 4 pods crushed
Cloves 4
Curry leaves 3 stems
Oil 4 tsp
Vinegar 1 tbsp
Salt As reqd


* Cook the cut pieces of chicken with vinegar, potatoes, salt and a little water in a pressure cooker, upto 1 whistle.
* Heat oil in a pan Sauté onions, green chillies, garlic and ginger in this order.
* Add crushed cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom and sauté, till onions turn brown.
* Sauté, till the fresh smell of masala leaves.
* Add the above mixture to the cooked chicken Cover and bring everything to a boil.
* Add Coconut milk to the cooked chicken on a slow flame Add curry leaves
* Allow the contents to boil and stir it often.
* Turn off the flame immediately after it boils Check for the salt

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