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Hello there !! I'm glad you found my blog :-). I'm Nithya & my very close friends call me Nithu. I started this blog back in 2007, when my daughter Divya was born & I christened it " Divya KuttyzKitchen". I'm blessed with a handsome little guy too. My precious two kept me busy for quite these years, its Feb 2014 and I realized my blog needed some serious uplift, So here I am back to blogging. I use my iPhone for clickin & uploadin the pictures in my blog.I know its needs improvement. Let's just say, I'm just happy the way they are for now & when I do find time, I might improve on it. I also own an Etsy store, where I sell my handmade Soap bars, Cupcake soaps, Body butter, Body scrub, Lip balms & more... I plan on adding a few more Categories to my blog like Kiddie food, Travel, Soap making, Crafts etc..

Friday, May 23, 2008

CHETTINAD CHICKEN GRAVY





CHETTINAD CHICKEN GRAVY


I learnt this from my 2nd Co -sis...She makes a dry version of this .. i tried it ,the gravy version and still it tasted good...


INGREDIENTS:


  1. Chicken - white meat (boneless chicken breast) others fine too..- 1/2 pound...(diced into med sized pieces)


  2. Onion - 1 Medium (diced)


  3. Tomato - 1 medium (diced)


  4. Black pepper - 1.5 spoon


  5. Chilli Powder - 1 spoon


  6. Jeera - 1 spoon


  7. Dhania/Corriander seeds - 1 spoon


  8. Whole Spices (Cinnamon,star Anis,Clove)- 1 spoon


  9. Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 Spoon


  10. Curry leaves - 2 Spoons


  11. Channa Dhal - 1/2 spoon


  12. Urad dhal - 1/2 spoon

  13. Salt - to taste

  14. Oil - 8 spoons



METHOD:



  1. Dry roast Sea algae,pepper,jeera,corriander seeds,channa dhal,urad dhal,and all whole spices,curry leaves..and grind them into a powder..


  2. Heat the pan

  3. Pour oil...Add onion and saute them for a while

  4. Sprinkle some salt

  5. Toss in Ginger Garlic paste and saute till the raw smell disappears

  6. Now add the diced tomato..

  7. Cover and cook..till the mixture softens and takes the appearance of a gravy.

  8. Now add the powdered ingredients..saute for a minute

  9. Now add the washed chicken and sprinkle a handfull of water..

  10. Cover and cook..till the gravy thickens..

  11. Turn off the stove and allow the pan to stay in the stove...

  12. This makes the oil ooze out making the dish more appealing..

  13. Transfer the contents to a bowl..

  14. Toss in some diced cilantro

  15. Temptalicous..........

1 comment:

Badri said...

This was GREAT tatse ... I tried it and noted into my cooking-book. You have good recepies.