Saturday, March 29, 2008

Hatice's Chicken Curry (Biryani)

For Chicken Curry
1 whole Chicken -cut up or 4 leg quarters
1 1/2 onion
2 tbsp garlic ginger paste
3 cloves garlic
3/4 cup whipped yogurt
3-4 tomatoes
3 cardamom
3 bay leaves
1 1/2 tbsp. corriander powder
1 1/2 tbsp paprika
1 1/2 tbsp cumin (seed or powder)
Chili, spice mix, salt
For Rice
3 cups basmati rice
1 small onion
1 tbsp cumin seed
3 bay leaves
3 cardamon
1/2 stick cinnamons -broken
1/2 packet peas (small petite)
2 cloves

Fry the chopped onions until golden brown. Add the chicken and fry for 5 minutes. Add garlic ginger and all the spices. Put the tomatoes bring to boil, and then the whipped yogurt slowly. Let it boil until chicken is cooked.
Fry the onion with vegetable oil until golden brown. Add the spices, peas, 3 cups of rice, and 4.5 cups of water. Cook the rice. When everthing is cooked garnish the dish with chopped cilantro. Enjoy your meal!

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