Garlic Chicken.

Garlic Chicken.

Indian curries are incomplete without GARLIC – a simple ingredients with packed benefits. It is very strong and bitter but adds unbelievable flavor to the cuisine. It is used as a medicine to prevent or treat various diseases and conditions.  It is well known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. It helps in digestion.

Garlic Chicken

Ingredients:

  • Chicken – ½ kg
  • Garlic – 20 – 25 cloves.
  • Ginger – 5 gm
  • Big onion – 2 nos
  • Green chillies – 3 nos
  • Tomatoes – 2 nos
  • Salt
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 strand
  • Cloves – 3 nos
  • Cinnamon – a bark
  • Oil
  • Coriander leaves – a hand full

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Preparation:

  • Slice the onion  and green chillies into thin pieces.
  • Grind tomatoes to paste.
  • Crush garlic and ginger.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Put cloves and cinnamon.
  • Add onion and sauté till it become transparent.
  • Add garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté till the raw smell goes.
  • Add tomato pulp and stir it till the raw smell goes.
  • Put turmeric powder, cumin powder ,garam masala and sauté till it blends well.
  • Add chicken and salt. Cover it with the lid. Stir it every now and then.
  • Wait till the oil seperates and it becomes dry.
  • Garnish with coriander.

Serve hot with rice, dosa and  roti’s.

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