Saturday, 3 April 2010

Chicken curry with Bell Pepper

About the food:

This is not a very common recipe, and is very light and healthy. I learnt this recipe from my brother-in-law, who did study in hotel management, and is full of experimental recipes. I hope my readers like this recipe.

Ingredients (serves 4)

500 gms skinless & boneless chicken breast
vegetable oil for deep frying
1 tbsp whole garam masala ( Clove, Cinnamom and Cardamom)
1 big onion, diced
2 inch root ginger, shredded in small pieces
1 pinch of turmeric powder
1 big bell pepper, diced
1/2 tbsp black pepper seeds
1 big toamto, finely chopped
black pepper powder to taste
salt to taste


1.Cut the chicken in 3 inch by 1 inch stripes.

2.Heat oil in pan. Add the black pepper seeds and the whole garam masala and let them crackle.Add the onion, ginger and bell pepper. Fry for about 5mins. Add chopped tomato and keep on frying. After 2 mins, add the chicken and keep on cooking over a low flame for a further 10 mins.Add the turmeric powder and season it with salt and black pepper powder.

3.Add 2 cups of water and cover. Keep it simmering over a low flame for 20 mins or unless the chicken is cooked.

4.Serve hot.

Accompaniment: Best with basmati rice.

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