Jan 19, 2016

Chicken Gravy Recipe - South Indian Chicken Gravy Recipe



I have been looking for a chicken gravy for pulav, naan which is thick, little on the sweeter side and little spicy and masala like. Finally my athai(aunt) gave me a recipe for the delicious chicken gravy and ghee rice which is served in wedding. Immediately i tried it and loved it to the core..


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


Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins to 1 hour
Serves: 6 

Ingredients:

Chicken - 1 kg with bone cut into small pieces
Chilli Powder - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder - 2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Yogurt / Curd - 1/2 cup
Lemon Juice - 2 tblspn
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn

For Masala:
Oil - 5 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm piece
Onion - 4 large sliced thinly
Capsicum - 1 large sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 4 large sliced thinly
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
Chilli Powder - 1 tblspn
Kashmiri Chilli Powder - 3 tblspn
Coriander Powder - 2 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tblspn
Tomato Ketchup - 1/4 cup
Green Chilli Sauce - 2 tblspn
Soy Sauce - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves a big handful finely chopped

Method:

Mix chicken with the marination ingredients and set aside for 30 mins. Now take this in pressure cooker, add 1 cup of water and mix well. Cover and pressure cook for 2 whistle, lower the flame and cook for 10 mins. Now turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.

Now heat oil in a kadai, add in fennel, cumin and cinnamon.

Add in onions, salt and saute till lightly golden.

Add in capsicum and tomatoes and cook covered till mushy.

Now add in the spice powders and mix well.

Add in ketchup, soy sauce and green chilli sauce and mix well.

Add in the cooked chicken with any liquid and mix well.


Now simmer this for 10 to 15 mins.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve.

Pictorial:
Take chicken in a bowl


Add in chilli powder, turmeric powder and
 garam masala powder


add in salt


add little ginger garlic paste


add in yogurt / curd


add in lemon juice


Now give this a good mix


mix well..set aside for 30 mins


Take chicken in a pressure cooker


Add in water and cook till done


Take all your ingredients


Heat oil in a kadai...add in spices


Add in sliced onions


season with salt


saute till done


Add in capsicum and tomatoes


cook till done and mushy


Take half the mix in a blender and puree..


Puree till done
Add it into the kadai


add in ginger garlic paste


Mix well


cook till oil separates


Add in spice powders


Mix till oil separates


Add in tomato ketchup


Add in green chilli sauce


add in soy sauce


mix well


now the chicken is done


add it in


mix well and simmer for 10 mins


now the chicken is done


add in coriander leaves


mix well


Serve

7 comments:

  1. Soooooooperŕrrrrrr

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  2. Hi Aarthi,

    Is there a substitute for chilli and soy sauce?

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  3. @Anonymousy can skip it..but it adds nice taste

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  4. First of all, I would like to congratulate on wonderful recipes blog. The South Indian Chicken Gravy look's so delicious. I would like to give a try.

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  5. whether it suits for rice

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  6. Where can i get the green chilli sauce

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