Monday, November 5, 2012

Almond Chicken

Finally the winter is here. Today’s temperature is -1 but fills like -6 wanted to go for some grocery shopping. But with my little one it’s very difficult to go, because it’s very windy also. This is just the start more horrible days are on the way. So better concentrate on cooking.
There is some Almond in my home, with that I wanted to cook something. But not any dessert, so I started searching in Google but don’t want to follow them exactly so I took few things and applied few of my cooking funda’s. Prepared some Almonds Chicken, I put some fried and grinded almond into the gravy. The flavor is really mild but we loved it.


Preparation time: 10 mints.
Cooking time: 40 Mints.
Serve for 4 people.
1.Chicken drumstick: 8 piece.
2.Two large sliced onion.
3.One small chopped tomato.
4.One table spoon Ginger & Garlic paste.
5.Red chili Powder, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder ( one tea spoon of each item).
6. Garama Masala Powder, Fennel Powder (Half tea spoon of each item).
7.Ten to Twelve almonds.

8.One table spoon curd.
9.One table spoon lemon juice.

10.Salt & Sugar as per taste.
11.Sunflower oil.

Marinate the chicken pieces with the lime juice, pinch of red chili powder and salt for 30 mints.
Chopped the almonds, fry them in little oil and grind half of them. And keep it aside.
Now Fry few sliced onion till it golden brown and keep it aside. Bit the curd nicely and add the fried grinded almond paste into the curd.


Now put some oil in a vessel and add the sliced onions fry till the onions are transparent. Now add the ginger garlic paste chopped tomatoes, and slowly add all the spice powder with some salt and sugar.

Cook the masala in low flame with a lid for 2 to 4 mints. Remove the lid and add the marinated chicken pieces. Cook with cover till the chicken tender.
Now add the curd almonds paste into the chicken and cook for some time. Before switch of the gas add the fried onions and fried chopped almonds.

Serve hot with Paratha or Naan.