Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Chicken with green peas


1.Chicken pieces - 500gms
2.Green peas - 200gms
3.Ginger paste- 1tsp
4.Garlic paste - 2tsp
5.Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp
6.Cumin seeds - 1tsp
7.Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
8.Salt to taste
9.Refined oil - 3tsp
10.Green chilly - 3nos(slitted)
11.Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
12.Fried Onion juliennes for garnishing

Method for making green peas paste

In a wok add a tsp of oil.In the hot oil add cumin seeds and green chillies.Wait till they splutter, then add asafoetida.Next add in green peas,salt and cook stirring occassionally  till the peas get tender.Cool and grind to a coarse paste.

Mehtod for chicken recipe

Heat 2tsp oil in a wok.Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a few seconds.Now add in the chicken and keep frying for a few more time.Lower the flame and add turmeric and coriander powder to the chicken.Cover and cook in a low flame stirring occassionally.After 5mins approx add salt and give it a nice stir.Cover again.By doing so chicken will be cooked in its own juices and no extra water will be required to add.Once chicken is cooked add the green peas paste and stir for another 2minutes.Garnish with fried onion juliennes and serve hot with chappatti,bread or paranthas.

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