Thursday, April 30, 2009

Chicken Kootu

This yummy dish uses chicken and sambhar powder.Yeap..i know totally different.We loved the taste and aroma of this dish.This was the first dish i cooked in our new kitchen..:).


Chicken - 2 lbs(cut into small pieces)
Onion - 2 (medium sized,finely chopped)
Small onion - 10 (sliced,optional)
Tomato - 1 (large, finely chopped)
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
Sambhar powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander powder - 4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - as needed
Vendhyam/fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few springs
Oil - as needed
Salt - as needed
Chopped redonion - for garnish


In a heavy bottomed pan, heat oil and fry mustard seeds,urad dal,fenugreek,curry leaves.Now add chopped small onion and big onion and fry until they are golden brown.Now add chopped tomato and then add gg paste and fry until raw smell goes away.Now add all the spice powders and fry until every comes together in to a thick gravy.Now add cut chicken pieces and mix well.Add salt and let it cook.Add very little water if necessary.This dish should be thick and garnish it wiith chopped red onion just before serving.


Anonymous said...

Looks yummy.I think this dish will be good with dosa too. I am going to try. Thanks.


Cham said...

How re you Mahe? Tempting with another non veg, spicy and delicious!

meeso said...

That plate looks very inviting!!!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

My first visit here, nice recipes chicken kootu looks good have used Sambhar pwd but never added urad dhal should give your recipe a try... Shall keep coming by for more...

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