My Grandma’s Chicken Recipe

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Chicken – 1kg

Onion – 3 (sliced)

Ginger – 1 inch piece

Garlic – 7-8 pods

Green chilly – 4-5 (slit lengthwise)

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Chilly Powder – 1 1/2 tablespoon

Coriander Powder – 2 1/2 tablespoon

Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Cumin – 1  teaspoon

Cinnamon – 1inch piece

Cloves – 8-9

Potato – 3

Salt – 1 tablespoon (to taste)

Vinegar – 1/4 cup

Oil – 1 cup

How to:

Grind ginger, garlic, chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric, pepper powder, cumin powder, cinnamon and cloves along with a little water to form a smooth paste.

Add this paste to the chicken pieces along with salt and vinegar and marinate for 1 hour. Add the whole Potatoes. Pressure cook till half done (about one whistle).

Add one cup oil to a deep bottomed pan and sauté onions, green chilly and curry leaves, till the onions become golden brown. Remove and keep aside. Next fry the chicken pieces till golden brown and keep aside. Cube the potatoes and fry in the same oil, remove and keep aside. Add gravy and simmer till it thickens. Toss the chicken, potatoes and fried onions into the thickened gravy. Remove from flame and serve hot with rice or roti’s.