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Mar 21, 2011

Milagai Chicken Curry/Chilli Chicken Curry

        As the name indicates,Chicken curry cooked with green chilli paste and other spice ingredients.Green chilli is the main ingredients.I used only 300gm of chicken if u cook more than 300gm chicken plz increase the amount of other ingredients also.

  1. Chicken    300gm
  2. Onion   1 large(finely chopped)
  3. Tomato    1 medium(finely chopped)
  4. Curry leaves      few
  5. Chicken masala powder    1 tsp
  6. Mustard seeds      1/2 tsp
  7. Salt      as needed
  8. Oil      2 tbsp
To grind
  1. Green chillies     6 no.s
  2. ginger     2" piece
  3. Garlic     7-8 large cloves
  4. Coriander leaves    5-6 strings
  5. Mint leaves     5-6 no.s
  6. Fennel seeds     1 tsp
  • Clean and wash the chicken thoroughly and marinate with 1/2tsp turmeric powder and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan,add mustard seeds and allow to pop and add curry leaves and finely chopped onions,sprinkle some salt and fry till onion get half transparent.
  • Then add the grounded chilli masala paste,and keep frying until the raw smell leaves.
  • And then add chopped tomatoes and saute until tomaot get soft and mushy.
  • Now add the chicken pieces with a pinch of turmeric powder,chicken masala powder and stir well.
  • Keep stir frying the chicken for 3 minutes .
  • After that add 1/2 cup water and enough salt,mix well and cook in medium flame with lid closed.
  • Cook until chicken get tender and cooked well.
  • Now open the lid and add some chopped coriander leaves ,mix well and remove from the stove.
  • Now heat a tsp of oil in a pan and add 2 green chillies (slit open),curry leaves ,fry well and add to the chicken curry.
  • Now the Milagai chicken curry is Ready to serve hot.
  • It suits well with Biryani,Pulav,Dosa and Chapathi also.
You can also add some cashewnuts along with chilli and curry leaves fry.
All recipes are on Petitchef


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