Monday, April 6, 2009

Chicken stew

This is a dish my mom makes on special occasions for breakfasts with idlis or appams.And its the best breakfast ever!





You need :
Chicken 500gms
Onions 2 big sliced finely
Tomatos 1 big diced
Chillies 2 slit
curry leaves 2 sprigs
bay leaf 2
ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
cilantro chopped finely 2 Tbpn
1 packet maggie coconut milk powder.(or you are more than welcome to use fresh coconut milk)
Turmeric powder 1/2 tspn
salt to taste


(*) Dry roast and grind to fine powder the following:
1 Tbsp pepper corns,3 cardamoms,3 cloves, 1 Tbsp fennel seeds
Method:
  • In a nonstick pan, fry bayleaves, chillies, curry leaves for 2 mins.
  • Add onions and saute till translucent, add ginger garlic paste once the onions are done.
  • Add the chicken pieces and tomatoes.Cover and cook well till chicken is done.
  • Add the ground masala powder (*) and cook.
  • Add turmeric powder,salt and the coconut milk powder mixed in water (as per instructions on the pack).
  • Garnish with cilantro.
[fresh coconut milk can be used as well,but needs to be added at the end or else chances of curdling]

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