Green Chicken Gravy

Ingredients:

  1.     Chicken – 500 grams
  2.     Cinnamon – 3 little pieces
  3.     Cloves – 5
  4.     Black Pepper – 1 tablespoon
  5.     Green chillies – 4
  6.     Onion – 3
  7.     Tomato – 2
  8.     Coriander leaves – 1 bunch
  9.     Mint – 1 bunch
  10.     Oil – 100 ml
  11.     Salt – 1 tablespoon
  12.     Turmeric powder – 1/4 tablespoon
  13.     Coriander powder – 1/2 tablespoon
  14.     Cumin powder – 1/2 tablespoon
  15.     Water – 100 ml

Things to be done before we start cooking

  •   Take 3 onions, peel the skin, chop them to thin slices.
  •   Take 2 tomatoes, wash them, cut them to small pieces.
  •   Take 100 grams of ginger and garlic, peel the skin, then grind them together to obtain a paste called the ‘ginger-garlic’ paste.
  •   Wash the chicken pieces (500 grams) – drain the water and keep them in a dry bowl.

Steps to Prepare

1

Take a mixy jar and add the below and grind them to a fine paste.

  • Cinnamon – 3 little pieces
  • Cloves – 5
  • Black pepper – 1 tablespoon
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Onion – 2 (chopped)
  • Tomato – 1.5 (chopped)
  • Coriander leaves – a handful
  • Mint – a handful

2

Place a pan on the big burner, turn on the flame to HIGH mode. Let the pan get warm, then add –

  • Onion – 1 (chopped)
  • Oil – 100 ml

Fry the onions till they turn light brown. Then turn the flame to LOW MODE.

 

3

Put in 1 tablespoon of ‘ginger-garlic’ paste, stir well for 10 seconds.

Then put in a handful of mint leaves.

And tomato – 0.5 (chopped) – stir well for 2 minutes.

 

4

Add the grinded masala from the mixy jar (prepared in step 1) to the pan, stir a little.

Close the pan with a lid – let the contents get cooked in LOW Flame for the next 10 minutes.

At 4 to 5 minutes interval, make sure to open the lid and stir a little.

 

5

After 10 minutes of cooking, remove the lid, and add the below –

  • Salt – 1/2 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tablespoon
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tablespoon

Stir well.

 

6

Add the chicken pieces (500 grams) to the pan and stir a little.

Pour in 100ml water and stir a little.

 

7

Close the pan with a lid and let the chicken get cooked in LOW Flame for the next 15 minutes.

 

8

After 15 minutes, remove the lid, stir a little and let gravy get a little dry in low flame.

Serve it hot with rice or roti or poori.

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