Friday, January 26, 2007

Pista Chicken



This a tasty green coloured chicken gravy.

Ingredients

chicken - 8 pieces
Bay leaves - 1
sonf - 1 tsp
kala jeera - 1 tsp
curry leaves - few
onion - 1 big , chopped finely
spinach leaves - 2 tbs
butter - 2 tsp
corriander powder - 1 tsp
cumine powder - 1/4 tsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
milk - 1 1/2 cup
saffron - few strands crushed

For green paste:

corriander - 1/2 cup
mint - 8 leaves
curry leaves - 7 leaves
green chilly - 7
red pearl onion - 7
coconut - 1/4 cup
poppy seeds - 1 tsp
elaichi - 3
pista - 1/4 cup ( u can add more to enhance taste )

Method

1) Heat oil , add bay leaves , curry leaves.
2) Add kala jeera and sonf. Fry well
3) Stir in onions. When they turn pink add ginger garlic paste.
4) Add chicken pieces , corriander pwdr , cumine pwdr , salt and cook covered on low flame.
5) Meanwhile grind all the ingredients for the paste. U should have a green coloured paste.
6) When the chicken is half done , add butter , when it melts add spinach and let it fry in the butter. Mix well.
7) Add the green paste and cook covered till there is no raw smell.
8) Add milk and cook for 10 minutes
9) Finally add garam masala and saffron.
10) Remove after 5 minutes.

1 comment:

Caresse said...

Thanks for writing this.