Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Kozhi Chops Masala

Coconut oil – 50ml
Refined oil – 50ml
Cinnamon- 2 nrs
Cloves – 5nrs
Saunf- ¼ tsp
Cardamom- 4
Pepper corns, whole – 1 tsp
Star anise - 2
Mace – a few
Kalpasi – a few
Vanaspati – 100ml
Curryleaves- a few
Green chillies, slitted – 5nrs
Shallots – 50g
Onion, chopped – 500g
Tomato – 600g
Ginger,garlic paste – 4 tbsp
Turmeric powder – ¾ tsp
Coriander powder – 2tbsp
Cumin powder – 1 tbsp
Chilli powder – 4tbsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tbsp
Chicken – 2 Kg
Poppy seeds, paste – 3 tbsp
Curd – 50ml
Mint leaves – a few
Coriander leaves – a few

Method of Preparation

1.Heat coconut oil, refined oil and Vanaspati. Season the whole garam masala ingredients including the peppercorns. Add the ginger, garlic paste. Fry it till the flavour comes out nicely.

2. Add shallots, onion, tomato, curry leaves and greenchillies. Saute it in oil. Add the mint leaves and coriander leaves. Once the onion gets golden colour, add the masala powder one by one.

3. Add the chicken pieces, mix it with masala. Add salt now. Stir the chicken continuously; make the masala to bind with the chicken pieces.

4. Add the poppy seeds paste. Fry it with the chops masala. Add the curd. Stir for a minute and pour the water which is enough for chicken to cook.

5. Close the vessel. Once the chicken cooked and the chops masala reach the consistency, Sprinkle the ground garam masala which you have it in your cupboard.

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