Monday, 16 January 2012

GONGURA CHICKEN RECIPE



Ingredients:
1/2 kg chicken, cleaned and cut into pieces
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
10 cloves of garlic
1/2 inch piece of ginger
For the curry
3 tblsp cooking oil
4 cloves (laung)
4 whole green cardamoms (hari ilaichi)
2 bay leaves
1 large cinnamon stick
200 g gongura leaves
1 large onion thinly chopped
1 stem large curry leaves


How to make gongura chicken:
  • Boil the chiken and ginger garlic with some salt in a pressure cooker.
  • Fish out the ginger garlic and make a paste of it and keep aside.
  • Now in a pan heat oil and add all the whole spices.
  • Once they start spluttering, add the ginger garlic paste, green chilies and then the onions.
  • Sauté till it becomes pink in color and then add the gongura leaves, curry leaves and all the ground spices and salt.
  • Sauté till the oil is separated from the mixture.
  • Now add the chicken pieces and sauté for five minutes so that they et well wrapped with the spices paste.
  • Then add water for curry and boil till it thickens
  • Garnish with fresh coriander or mint leaves and serve with rice.