Recipes : Tasty Chicken Mint Masala

Chicken is a hot favourite with the young children as well as teenagers. But to have chicken the same home made style may not be always inviting.
So, here is a relishable chicken recipe for you which is different,yet yummy.

One kg local chicken, thick paste of 3 medium size onions, 10-15 garlic cloves, ginger, 3-4 green chillies and black pepper,one spoonful each of cumin seeds powder, red chillie powder and dhania powder, some chopped fresh coriander leaves and finally make a thick paste of some fresh mint leaves and finely chop some mint leaves for garnishing, and last but not the least turmeric powder and salt.

  • First clean the chicken well and finely marinate it with onion, garlic, ginger,green chillie paste,turmeric powder,salt, mustard oil, red chillie powder, cumin seeds powder,black pepper powder and finely pasted mint leaves and keep the marinated chicken in the fridge for two hours.
  • After that heat mustard oil in the pan and put some onion, garlic, ginger and green chillies paste and fry it till it turns golden brown.
  • Now add cumin seeds powder, red chillie powder, black pepper powder, turmeric powder and fry for a minute.
  • Then add your marinated chicken to it and fry it on medium gas for some time. No need to add water now as chicken has its own water,let it cook in it.
  • After 20-25 minute add the fresh mint paste and cook it for some more time. Finally add 3-4 cups of water to it and cover the lid.
  • After the chicken is fully cooked garnish your dish with finely chopped coriander leaves and fresh mint leaves.
  • You are now ready to serve it hot to your loved ones with smoking hot rice, chapati or even with plain paratha. Everybody will enjoy it to the fullest.