Dhaniya Chicken !!!


A marination done with fresh coriander and mint leaves and curried into rich creamy gravy a chicken is sure to taste good. I was about to cook something else yesterday but suddenly I thought why not utilise the fresh coriander and mint and try this out to make chicken gravy. And I took a right decision . The aroma was classic and taste was good . The gravy added a bit of excitement on our dinning table. So to wrap up last nights dinner hers the recipe for Dhaniya chicken .

Ingredients : 500 g boneless chicken pieces, 1 teaspoon pepper , salt to taste, 1 teaspoon whole spice powder, 1 teaspoon cumin powder, 1 piece coriander powder, 1 cup chopped mint leaves, 1 tablespoon garlic paste, 3 to 4 whole green chillies, 1/2 cup yoghurt, 1/2 cup fresh cream , 1 teaspoon red chilly powder, 1 tablespoon butter to cook, 2 to 3 cloves.


Servings : 4

Method : make a paste of fresh coriander , mint and garlic add in salt and pepper marinate the chicken for 30 minutes in that paste. Heat a pan and add butter in it , add the cloves saute for few seconds. Now add the chicken along with marination . Cook for 2 minutes and add all the dry powdered spices, red chilly powder, cumin and coriander as well as whole spice powder. just stir the spices well in the chicken and cover for 5 minutes. Once the chicken is a bit tender add in the yoghurt and stir in well. add in a bit of salt too. cook for another 5 minutes and add in fresh cream .Stir in well .Once you are done with all the additions just cook it on high flame and let the chicken separate butter from it. Once the gravy is thick and very creamy and smooth. garnish it with coriander or mint leaves and serve hot with any favourite choice of breads or rice .



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