I make different types of salna to go with different dishes. This is one recipe which goes well with pretty much anything, specially biryani..It taste simply superb..Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 4 to 5
Oil – 3 tblspn
Onion – 1 large sliced thinly
Green Chilli – 3
Tomato – 2 large chopped
Chilli Powder – 1 tblspn
Coriander Powder – 1.5 tblspn
Turmeric Powder /Manjal Podi – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Water as needed
Chicken – 500 grams
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tblspn
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped
For Roasting & Grinding:
Oil – 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai – 2 cm piece
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf – 1 tblspn
Cardamom /Yelakai – 5
Cloves / Krambu – 5
Coconut – 1 cup grated
Poppy Seeds / Khus Khus / Kasa Kasa – 3 tblspn
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a kadai. Add in all roasting ingredients and roast till light golden. Remove it to a blender and make it into a smooth puree. Set aside.
Heat some more oil in a pressure cooker. Add in onions, chillies and saute till golden.
Add in ginger garlic paste and cook for a min.
Add in tomatoes and salt. Cook till it gets mushy.
Add in spice powders and mix well.
Add in chicken and toss well. Add in water.
Cover and pressure cook for 2 whistle, simmer the flame and cook for 10 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.
Open the cooker, add in coconut masala and mix well.
Simmer for 10 to 15 mins.
Add in coriander leaves.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat little oil in a pan, add in your whole spices|
|saute them for a min|
|add in coconut|
|and some poppyseeds|
|saute them well|
|roast till they turn golden|
|Now it has turned little darker|
|take them in a blender jar|
|make it into a smooth puree..set aside|
|Now heat some oil in a pressure cooker|
|add in onions and green chillies|
|saute till golden|
|add in ginger garlic paste|
|add in tomatoes|
|cook till mushy|
|season with some salt|
|add in chilli powder, coriander powder|
|some cumin powder and turmeric powder|
|mix well, cook till oil separates|
|add in chicken|
|stir for few more mins|
|pour in water|
|and pressure cook till done|
|now add in the coconut masala in|
|simmer this till oil floats on top|
|add in coriander leaves|