Monday, September 19, 2011

Chicken Curry(Muri Style)

Hi, in this post u will learn how to make a quick and yummy chicken curry. This style of cooking chicken is quite common in north eastern part of India i.e. Jharkhand and Bihar and therefore we can also name it as "Bihari Murga jhor" ;-)

Preparation time 15 mins
cooking time 30-40 mins
This recipe will serve Four.....

  • Chicken (bone or boneless)- 1kg
  • Onion - 350 Gms (finely chopped)
  • Ginger & Garlic paste - 3 tsp
  • Mustard Oil - Take enough so that ur chicken is cooked perfectly
  • Cinnamon- 5 pcs
  • Cloves - 3 or 4 pcs
  • Bay leaves- 2 pcs
  • Cardmmom - 2 pcs
  • Salt - As per taste
  • Turmeric -3 tsp
  • Chicken masala powder - 2 Tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 2 Tbsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 Tbsp
  • pepper powder - 1 Tsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 Tsp
  • Green chillies - 5 pcs
  • Dry red chillies - 3 pcs
  • yoghurt or dahi - 3Tbsp
  • Ghee - 2 Tbsp
  • Corainder leaves - Shred them
To prepare the marinate clean and thoroughly wash out the Raw chicken pcs.
  • Once cleaning is done add 3 tsp of turmeric powder
  • Add 3 tsp of Salt
  • Add 1 tsp of mustard oil
  • Add 1 tsp of Yoghurt
  • Allow the marinate to stand for 1/2 hr
  • Take one kadai and heat it
  • Add 5 tsp of oil and heat it
  • once the oil gets heated add chopped green chillies and onion
  • fry it until onion turns golden brown
  • Take another pan add 2 tsp of ghee heat it. To this add Cinnamon ,Cloves , Bay leaves and Cardmmom once the aroma starts heating your senses pour this mixture to the kadai in which u are frying your onion .
  • Now add the marinated chicken to the kadai, fry it for 2-3 mins
  • Next add the ginger garlic paste , fry it for 5 mins
  • Now take one bowl. To this add all the masala's,red chillies,remaining yoghurt and make a semi thick paste out of it
  • Add this masla paste to the chicken and fry out atleast for next 10 mins
  • once all the flavours of masala starts heating your senses finally add 2 cups of water to this.
  • Allow the curry to simmer for next 5 -10 mins..
  • When the curry thickens at this point  turn off the heat and add finally chopped coriander leaves.
Hey your chicken is ready to serve. It can be served with Freshly made chapatis or freshly cooked Rice....
enjoy!!!! and please share your experience with me.
Chicken curry

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By: Sushmita Pandit