Sunday, November 14, 2010

CHICKEN FRY (cooked and fried in Onion and Kaju paste)

Chicken1 kg (cut into medium small pieces)
Onions250 g (chopped and split into 2 equal portions)
Green chillies6-8
Ginger Garlic paste2 tbsp
Cashews2 tbsp
Pepper powder1/2 tsp (optional)
Red chilly powder2 tsp to tbsp (adjust according to taste)
Turmeric1/2 tsp
Tomato sauce (Hot n’ Sweet)1 tbsp
Ajinomoto (optional)large pinch
Curd1/2 cup
Lime juice2tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil1/4 cup

  • Add salt and lime juice to washed chicken and mix well. Cover and marinate it for 10minutes.
  • Blend cashews into powder. Add 1/2 portion of onions to cashews and grind into paste without adding water. Add  paste to chicken. Mix  and allow to marinate for another 10-15 minutes
  • Heat oil in a wide pan. Add onions and fry them. Add ginger garlic and green chillies paste and fry till ginger leaves its raw smell.
  • Mix turmeric, chilly powder, tomato sauce, ajinomoto(optional), pepper powder (optional) and little salt (to taste).Fry for few movements. Add curd and cook till oil floats on gravy
  • Add  marinated chicken and mix well. Cover and cook on medium flame till chicken is cooked.
  • Keep stirring for every couple of minutes till gravy sticks to chicken
  • Off flame and garnish with cilantro
  • Serve with Rice and Sambar or  Naan or Roti.


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