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Tomato Chicken

Tomato Chicken

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 60

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 80

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • To marinate:Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Chili Powder 1 tsp

  • Lime ,juiced 1/2 tbsp

  • Salt ,as per taste 1 tsp

  • Garam Masala 1 tsp

  • For Paste:Carlic Cloves 3 nos

  • Ginger pieces 2 inch

  • Pearl,onions,peeled 5 nos

  • Fennel Seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Grated Coconut 1/2 cups

  • Other Ingredients:Coconut Oil 2 tbsp

  • Curry Leaves 1 sprig

  • mustard seeds 1 tsp

  • onion chopped 1 nos

  • Green chillies slit lengthwise 2 nos

  • tomatoes pureed 2 nos

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Coriander Powder 2 tsp

  • Garam Masala Powder 1 tsp

  • Salt tot aste 1 tsp

  • Chicken Legs 750 gms

Directions

  • 01

    Make spice mix using all the ingredients under "to marinate"..

  • 02

    Marinate chicken legs with this for minimum of 30 minutes. in refrigerator.

  • 03

    Heat the oil in a kadhai and sparkle the mustard seeds.

  • 04

    Let it splutter and add the curry leaves, onions and green chillies.

  • 05

    Saute on high heat till the onions soften.

  • 06

    Grind together the coconut, garlic, ginger, pearl onions and fennel seeds with a little water to form a fine paste.

  • 07

    Add this coconut paste to the kadhai with the onions. Saute till the raw smell of garlic and pearl onions are gone.

  • 08

    Add turmeric, coriande rpowder and garam masala and cook for a couple more minutes.

  • 09

    Add the marinated chicken pieces and toss them around so it is covered well with the coconut paste and everything else in pan.

  • 10

    Add the pureed tomatoes to this along with some salt and about 1/2 cup water and mix well.

  • 11

    Cover and cook on high heat for about 10 mins. Check and add more water (1/2 cup more) if it is too dry and sticking to the bottom of the pan. By this time the chicken should start releasing some moisture too.

  • 12

    Garnish with fresh curry leaves and serve with rice, rotis or naan.

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