Thursday, December 02, 2010

Perfect for winters - chicken in spicy spinach sauce

Most of the time when hubby is on call,it rains here and i am clueless  about what to prepare for dinner as its just me and Advay, if alone i would have been happy with a bowl of warm soup,but then Advay he wont drink soup and sleep so i guess i will prepare lemon rice or coconut rice or maybe some stuffed  paratha,..lets see,..:-)
Coming back to todays post sharing with you all bowl of chicken which i prepared few days back  when unlike today all three of us were there, i have seen this in many blog ,this is what i prepared with the ingredients around,this tastes better the next day as the flavours become more intense

Recipe name chicken in spicy spinach sauce
Recipe source kitchen experiment
Preparation time 20 mins
Cooking time 30 mins
Ingredient chicken 400gm
onion three
tomato one'
green chili two
garlic clove two
ginger half inch
baby spinach leaves  one cup
salt as per taste
oil to cook
half tsp turmeric powder
half tsp coriander powder
clove four
cinnamon crushed half inch
cumin one tsp
corianer seeds half tsp
black cardamom two
dried red chili two crushed
bay leaves crushed three
kabab chini four
green cardamom two
make paste of ginger garlic and green chili keep aside
make paste of two onion and keep aside
chop one onion coarsely and keep aside
make paste of tomato and keep aside
chop spinach leaves,boil in water for few mins
strain , make smooth paste and keep aside.
In a non stick wok add one tbsp of oil
lower the flame and add ginger garlic and green chili paste
keep stirring add onion paste ,chopped onionand stir further for few minutes
now add tomato paste,salt ,turmeric power and coriander powder
followed by dried red chili,bay leaves,cumin seed,coriander seed,
clove,black pepper,black cardamom,cinnamon and kabab chini.
keep stirring till oil is seen along the sides,
now add spinach paste ,mix everything together
and let it simmer for few minutes.
remove from flame and keep aside.
In another non stick heat half tsp of ghee/oil
once hot lower the flame and add crushed green cardamom
followed by chicken pieces
fry for few minutes till slightly brown from both sides.
mix the fried chicken pieces with the spinach mixture
and pressure cook for one to two whistle.
serve warm with rice or chapati.
thats all friends ,yesterday we decked up the christmas tree
Advay asked me where are the presents,i told him there is still time for that,..:-),dont forget to join the Christmas event friends,take care ,see you all soon,..;-)