Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe with Step by Step pictures. This is one of very basic chicken curry you could make. It calls for very basic ingredients, so you can whip up this no time. The cool thing about this is it is cooked in a pressure cooker which cooks the chicken quickly and makes it so meltingly tender.
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About this Recipe
Chicken curry, also known as curry chicken, is a dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is widespread in the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean. A typical Indian subcontinent curry consists of chicken stewed in an onion-and- tomato-based sauce flavoured with ginger, garlic, tomato puree,
chilli peppers, and a variety of spices, which may include turmeric, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, and cardamom. Outside of South Asia, chicken curry is frequently made with curry powder, a pre-made spice mixture.
Pressure cooking is the process of cooking food in a sealed vessel known as a pressure cooker using high pressure steam and water or a water-based cooking liquid. High pressure prevents boiling and produces higher cooking temperatures, which cook food much faster.
Now let me talk something about this recipe..This is one of very basic chicken curry you could make. It calls for very basic ingredients, so you can whip up this no time. The cool thing about this is it is cooked in a pressure cooker which cooks the chicken quickly and makes it so meltingly tender.
Is pressure cooking chicken healthy?
Cooking in a instant pot or pressure cooker is an excellent method for preparing food on a variety of levels, including nutritional value. Instant pot recipes are completely healthy as long as the ingredients are healthy.
Ingredients For Chicken Curry Made In Pressure Cooker
Ginger Garlic Paste :
Ginger garlic paste is a staple in many Indian dishes, ranging from curries to biryanis and everything in between. It adds delectable, savoury notes as well as a heavenly aroma that is unique to Indian cuisine.
Turmeric Powder :
The turmeric root is quite bitter, but has an almost citrusy taste, compared to the powder. Turmeric also has something of a sweet taste, and it is quite earthy. When you use the powder, you're unlikely to notice the texture unless you use a substantial amount, but it is somewhat gritty
Tomato flavour is frequently described as sweet, tart, tangy, or well- balanced. flavour is also known as classic tomato flavour or old-fashioned tomato flavour in some cases. Some tomatoes are described as having a mild or bland flavour.
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Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe
- Oil- 3 tblspn
- Fennel Seeds / Saunf - 2 tsp
- Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
- Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblpsn
- Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
- Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
- Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
- Curry leaves - 1 spring
- Tomato-4 chopped finely
- Salt to taste
- Chicken - ½ kg cleaned
- Take a pressure cooker and heat oil in it. Add in fennel seeds and let it crack. Add in onions and saute for 5 mins. Add in ginger garlic paste and mix well. Now add in salt and all the spice powders and mix well.
- Add in tomatoes and curry leaves and cook till the tomatoes turn mushy. Add in chicken pieces and toss well in the masala.
- Now cover the pressure cooker and let it cook for 1 whistle. Now lower the flame and cook for 15 mins on a low flame. Switch off the flame and let the pressure go all by itself.
- Open the pressure cooker and add coriander leaves and mix well.
- Serve with rice or roti.
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Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe Step by Step
|Take all your ingredients
|Wash your chicken pieces very well and let it drain
|Heat oil in a pressure cooker
|add in onions and cook them for a min
|add in salt
|throw in ginger garlic paste
|and your spice powders
|mix them well
|add in the tomato and curry leaves
|and give it a stir
|add the chicken pieces in
|and toss well with the masala
|cover the pressure cooker with the lid and let them cook
|till they are perfectly cooked