Saturday, February 7, 2009

Chicken Ghashi


This is one of my Son's favorite chicken curry which takes in a little bit of your hard work but at the end you will just love the way your curry has turned out......Oh the taste is so yummy you will love every bite of it ...Yum my son loves this curry he always says 'Mum pls do that brown chicken curry ...I just love to see the smile that comes out his face when he sees this curry ..

Ingredients
1/2 Kg Chicken 
4-5 onion 
2 tbsp Coriander seeds
1/2 tsp black peppercorn 
1 tsp jeera
10-12 Fried Red Chillies (bedagi)
1/4 tsp methi
10-12 flakes of garlic
3 tbsp ghee
3 tbsp oil
1/2 cup scraped coconut
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup water
salt to taste
For Seasoning
1 onion chopped
1/2 tsp garam masala
salt to taste

Method

  1. In pan add 1 tbsp ghee, 1 tbsp oil roast coriander seeds, peppercorn, jeera, methi, garlic flakes, fry till garlic turns golden brown , now add 2 sliced onion fry well then add coconut and fry till coconut turns brown. Add 1/4 cup water and grind to a smooth paste along with 10 fried Red chillies to a fine paste.
  2. In pan add ghee fry chopped onion fry till it changes colour then add chicken pieces fry add water then add ground masala paste, coconut milk, salt and cover and cook for 15-20 mins then add 1/4 cup more water and boil till chicken is cooked then add the seasoning to it. Gravy texture here depends on what consistency you need it .
  3. For seasoning .....Heat oil in a pan then add finely chopped onion and fry till onion turns brown take care while doing it and do it on a low heat add garam masala and add this to the chicken masala.
  4. Bring to a boil and simmer and cook for 3-4 mins. Serve with plain Rice you will simply love it ...tastes even better after 2-3 hrs ...YUMMM!!!