Nov 19, 2015

Creamy Mint Chicken Curry Recipe - Pudhina Chicken Curry Recipe



This is a mint flavoured creamy chicken dish, goes great with roti or naan. The mint flavour is dominant in this which makes this dish so tasty. I used boneless chicken in this, you can use bone in chicken too.



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Butter - 2 tblspn
Shahi Jeera - 1 tsp
Chicken - 500 grams
Cream - 1 cup ( I used amul cream)
Water as needed
Lemon Juice to taste

For Masala:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Cinnamon Stick / Pattai - 3 cm piece
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 2 tsp
Ginger - 4 cm piece
Garlic - 4 cloves
Onion - 1 large chopped
Green Chillies - 4 to 5 chopped
Mint Leaves - 2 cups

Method:

Heat little oil in a pan, add in cinnamon and fennel seeds. Let them sizzle.

Add in ginger, garlic and saute for a min.

Now add in onions, chillies and saute till golden.

Add in mint leaves and cook till it is wilted. Cool it down.

Take it in a blender and puree till smooth.

Now in the same pan, heat some butter, add in shahi jeera and sizzle it.

Add in the pureed masala and salt. Cook till butter separates.

Now add in chicken and toss well.

Cover and simmer this till the chicken is cooked. Add water as needed.

Now add in cream and lemon juice and mix well.

Serve with naan..


Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Heat oil in a pan, add in whole spices


let them sizzle for a min


add in ginger and garlic


saute for couple of mins


add in onions and chillies..i added banana pepper..you can add normal chillies


saute them 


cook till golden


add a bunch of fresh mint leaves


saute them till it is wilted


take it in a blender


puree till smooth


melt some butter in a pan
Add in some shahi jeera..


let them sizzle


add in the mint puree


mix well


season with salt


cook till butter separates


add in chicken


mix well


cook till it is well seared


cover and cook till chicken is done


now chicken is done


add in cream


mix well..you can add some water if needed


add in some lemon juice


mix well


Serve

2 comments:

  1. wat can b used instead of fresh cream??

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  2. @Anonymousyou can use milk mixed with a tsp of ornflour

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