Recipes — chicken curry RSS



Chicken in Pistachio Sauce (Pista Murg)

Persian and Indian trade saw the introduction of these Kermit the frog colored nutty pistachios into Indian cuisine. Korma is to braise meat in fat. You will usually find that Korma is either red curry color, or white, but in this unique dish, I make korma with pistachios and that gives it a unique green color. Found in recipe books dating 1700 AD, this is an old recipe. Ingredients   Chicken Marinade: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped in 2-inch cubes 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon ginger, minced 1 Tablespoon jalapeno, minced 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon of sea salt 4 Tablespoons ghee   Pistachio Sauce: 1/2 cup white onion, roughly chopped 1/2 cup heavy whipping...

Continue reading



Garlic Spinach Stuffed Chicken - Whole Foods

I had a wonderful class last night at Whole Foods Friendship Heights location. The theme was GOOD, BETTER, BEST. I used CHICKEN as my main ingredient and made 3 dishes - a good dish (not so healthy), a better dish (healthier) and a best dish (healthiest)   1) Chicken in Pomegranate Cream Sauce 2) Chicken and Coconut Rice Pulao 3) Garlic Spinach Stuffed Chicken   Everyone had a great time!   Garlic Spinach stuffed Chicken   Ingredients 2 Chicken Breasts, each butterflied 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder   Garlic Spinach 2 Tablespoons oil 1 Tablespoon cumin seeds 4-5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 4 cups chopped spinach 1 cup chopped Roma tomatoes 1 teaspoon red pepper...

Continue reading



Chicken Haandi

Serves: 2Ingredients4 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless - chopped in 2 inch pieces1 cup sliced onions1 tablespoon chopped garlic2 tablespoons oil2 cups fresh spinach, julienned1 tablespoon curry powder2 tablespoons yogurt1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream, or maybe a little bit more if you like it creamier1 teaspoon saltInstructionsIn a 3 qt sauce pan over medium heat, heat oil and add onions when oil is hot. Saute for 4-5 minutes or until onions begin to caramelize.Add garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes.Add spinach and curry powder, and cook for 4-5 minutes.Add yogurt and cook for 2-3 minutes, until yogurt is absorbed by the spinach.Add chicken and mix, cook covered for 7-8 minutes, stirring every other minute. If the mixture is getting...

Continue reading



Chicken curry

When one makes the basic chicken curry, its a gateway to learning the base of Indian cooking, which is:1) Add fat, saute whole spices2) Add onions, saute until golden brown3) Add ginger garlic and spices, saute for a minute or two4) Add tomato, cook for 10 minutes5) Add chicken pieces and cook for 20 minutes or soIngredients:Marinade chicken for a couple of hours in the refrigerator1 lb chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, chopped in 1 inch cubes2 tablespoon plain full fat yogurt1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated1 tablespoon fresh garlic, grated1 tablespoon jalapeno, finely choppedMix these ingredients in a mixing bowl and refrigerate.Ingredients for the sauce:4 tablespoon oil1 cinnamon stick, broken into 23 cardamom pods, partially crushed3 cloves2 cups red onions, finely...

Continue reading



Coconut Chicken curry

I read this recipe in a Bollywood based article, tried it and customized it. I hope you like it.Serves: 4Ingredients1 lb chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, choped in 2 inch cubes2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 cup red onion, minced1 teaspoon black mustard seeds12 curry leaves, each torn into 22 Roma tomatoes, finely chopped1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1 tablespoon curry powder4-5 black peppercorns1 small piece of tamarind fruit OR 1 teaspoon tamarind pulp NOT CONCENTRATE1 cup regular coconut milk mixed in 1 cup water, so 2 cups1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon sugar, preferably jaggery1/4 cup chopped cilantro, for garnishInstructionsIn a 3 qt pot over medium heat, heat oil and when the oil is hot add fenugreek and black mustard seeds...

Continue reading