Thursday, April 22, 2010

Chicken Varuval

Kids menu, as they dont eat the other dish for adults..Recipe from the famous chicken recipe expert, love2cook, sedap tau this recipe...1kg drumletts, finished in just one meal!!..cause adults also capai...

1 whole chikcen-cleand and cut ointo smaller pieces-(I used chicken wings drumletts)
3 tbsp garlic-ginger paste
2 tbsp chili powder(may also add some curry powder)-( I added 1 tbsp chili powder +1 tbsp curry powder +1 tbsp chili paste)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
8 dried chillies-cut into pieces
2 onions-sliced into rings
2 sprigs curry leaves
2 lemon grass brusied
1 pc cinnamon stick
2 pcs star anise-(I used only 1)
2 pcs cardamons
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp cumins seeds
1/2 tsp grounded blackpepper
salt to taste
oil for frying

Marinate chicken pieces with garlic-ginger paste, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt for 20 minutes. Heat oil in wok, fry marinated chicken till cooked and set aside. Reduce the remaining oil. Saute cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamons, fennel and cumin seeds till fragrant. Add the sliced onions, dried chillies, lemongrass and curry leaves. Stir till they turn brown. Add the fried chicken, black pepper and little salt. Mix together and dish out.


Anonymous said...

It looks delicious, can you give me the exact weight of the chicken in grams or kilograms.

Ayu said...

Ranjith V - Normally I would use whole chicken which weighs around 1kg -1.5kg.