Thursday, August 7, 2008

Hara Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 1 Chicken cut into 8 pieces 3 Onions,Sliced finely and fried crisp 1/2 cup beaten Curds 1Tbspn Ginger-Garlic paste 1/2 cup Kaju 2pieces dalchini(patta) 4-5 Cloves(loung) 8 Peppercorns(kalimirchi) 4Cardamoms(elaichi) 1Tspn Cumin Powder(zeera) 2Tspn Corinader Powder 10-15 Green chilles 1 bunch Coriander 1 bunch Mint Leaves 1/2 Tspn Turmeric powder Oil,water as required Salt to taste METHOD:
  1. Grind to a fine powder Dalchini,Cloves,Cardamoms,Peppercorns,cumin and coriander.
  2. Grind to a fine paste(separetely) Green chilles,Corinader leaves,Mint leaves,cashewnuts and fried onions.this makes ur hara masala
  3. Mix together the haramasala with Ginger-Garlic paste along with beaten curds.put the chicken pieces in this mixture and marinade for 30mins.
  4. Now heat oil in a pan,add chicken pieces and fry till oil starts leaving the sides.add Salt,Turmeric Powder and cook for a while.Add 1/2 cup of warm water and cook till chicken becomes tender,add the powdered masalas & Cashewnut paste.Simmer till done.The gravy should be rich and thick.garnish with fresh Coriander leaves.


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Sameera said...

I got onemore dish for dawats. thanks anju.

shaista said...

hmm...i m drooling all over..nice presentations and some lovely recipes...gonna try these soon..
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Humaira said...

Anjum, I tried your hara chicken and it turned out really tasty. I just made a few modifications to suit my tastes. I have posted it on my blog and linked it to you. Do visit.

Anonymous said...

Salaam Anju.Its a very nice recipe.And very delicious,spicy and tasty 2.

Anonymous said...

Can you please show me how to make red chicken which is the very common dish in the functions..

Anjum said...

Hi, i am on a holiday for the next 3 weeks and will be back home then. Pls drop me a mail and I ll definetly mail you back. My address is