GOAN STYLE -CHICKEN HARA MAZEDAAR GRAVY
This is our all time favorite gravy made at my place.The aroma fills the house whenever I cook this curry and tastes delectable too.Enjoy!!
Chicken ½ kg
Bay leaves 3
Coconut Fresh or Frozen 2tblsp
Khus khus or Poppy seeds 1tsp
Ginger –garlic paste 1tsp
Cinnamon sticks 5 3-4 (small)
Black peppercorns 5-10
Fresh coriander leaves ½ bunch
Green chillies(remove the seeds) 2
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Dhainya – jeera powder ¾ tsp
Tumeric powder ¼ tsp
Salt as per taste
Vinegar 2-3 drops or a dash
Tamarind a small piece
Sugar ¼ tsp
Oil ½ or ¼ cup
Fresh chopped coriander leaves for garnish
Wash and clean the chicken and keep aside.
Grind together fresh coriander leaves and green chillies to a thick paste and keep aside.
Grind together, onions, coconut, khus-khus, ginger-garlic paste cloves, cinnamon sticks and black peppercorns to a smooth paste.
In a pan, heat oil and add the bay leaves.
Add coriander and green chilli paste .Stir fry for a 1 min.
Add onion paste (as above)and fry for few mins.
Add Red chili powder, Dhainya-jeera powder and Tumeric powder.
Stir till the oil separates.
Add the Chicken, Potatoes (Optional),Vinegar, tamarind, salt and sugar.
Add 1 or 2 cups water as needed for gravy.
Cover and cook on high flame till boils and later low flame for 15 mins or till done.
Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with Rotis,Rice or Naan or Bread.