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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Chicken and Cashewnut dry curry

Chicken and cashewnut dry curry

500gms of chicken breast cleaned washed and cut into thin strips
2 big onions sliced fine and long
One onion sliced and browned well.( the same oil can be used to cook the dish)
Handful of Cashewnut( not roasted or salted)
One small tomato
1 pinch of cummin seed.
4-5 pods of garlic crushed
One big piece of ginger
Some leaves of green coriander leaves.
2 green chillies cut into half
1tbs of red chilly
1tsp of turmeric
2tbs of garm masala
Salt to taste
3 tbs of oil olive preferably

Heat the oil in a thick bottomed pan. Add the cummin seed to the hot oil. Then add, the thinly cut onions and fry till they get a light brown colour. Now add the chicken and fry on high flame for 2 minutes.Now add the chilly powder and turmeric to the chicken. Fry for a minute then add the garlic, ginger and greeen chillies, keep stirring it often. Fry for another minute. Add the tomato salt and the fried brown onions and reduce the flame.Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Stir it all and now add the cashewnut. Cover and cook for another 5 minutes, or till the chicken is cooked . Garnish with the corainder leaves. Switch the flame off. Serve hot with roti or rice.

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