Thursday, June 10, 2010
1 Kg Chicken - skinned and cut into 15-16 pcs
7-8 Tbsp Oil
5 Medium Onions - chopped finely
1 Pkt Tomato Paste (you will get that red colour by adding tomato paste)
4 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 Tsp salt
4 cups of water
4 medium Potatoes (skinned, sliced into 4 pcs & Salted. Shallow fry in little oil and keep it aside.
Ingredients for Grinding the Masala :
12 Kashmiri Chillies
6 Garlic flakes
1 inch pc of Ginger
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp turmeric powder
1" piece of Cinnamon
small lemon size tamarind
4 tbsp vinegar
Grind the above to a fine paste with some water, keep it aside.
In a vessel add 6-7 tbsp oil, heat the oil, now add the chopped onions. Brown the onions on slow fire, now add the tomato paste and fry for another 5 minutes.
Add the ground masala and fry for another 3-4 minutes till it starts leaving oil.
Add the water and let it come to a boil.
Add the sugar and salt, add the chicken and now leave it on slow fire for 15-20 minutes till the chicken is tender. Add the Fried Potatoes.
Adjust the salt and sugar if you need more as per your taste.
Enjoy it with plain rice or pav.