March 29, 2010

Mint Chicken Curry


1/2 Bunch Mint leaves
1/2 Bunch Coriander leaves
2 tbsp chopped onions
5 Green chillies, chopped

250 gms Chicken
2 onions, finely chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped
1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
3 tbsp cooking oil
1/2 tbsp Red chilli powder
Salt to taste
10 Cashews, Soaked in water and make paste

Spice Powder:
1/4 inch cinnamon
1 bay leaf
1 star anise


Prepare Mint Paste using Mint leaves followed by coriander leaves, 2 tbsp chopped onions,
and green chillies with little water.
Soak cashews for 30 mins and grind into smooth paste.
Prepare spice powder by grinding cinnamon, bay leaf and star anise.

Heat oil in kadai and add spice powder and then add finely chopped onions followed by ginger garlic paste.
Saute nicely and add mint paste, cook for few minutes until raw smell goes.
Add finely chopped onions, Saute for 3 minutes and then add cashew paste, salt and red chilli powder.
Now add chicken and mix properly, add some water and cook for 15 minutes or until chicken gets  completely cooked.

Serve hot with Rice or roti.

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