Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Chicken tehri recipe

Chicken tehri recipe:

Chicken tehri Ingredients:

  • 3 to 4 green chillies ,partially slit.
  • 2 onions finely chopped.
  • 2 carrots chopped.
  • 1/2 cup chopped cauliflower.
  • 2 small potatoes chopped.
  • 1/4 cup peas.
  • 1 cup pulao rice(preferably basmati).
  • 2 tablespoon onion paste.
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste.
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste.
  • 2 teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • 2 teaspoon cumin powder.
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder.
  • 2 teaspoon red chilli powder.
  • 200 gms chicken cut in medium size cubes.
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder.
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed cardamom.
  • 1(1 inch) cinnamon stick.
  • 2 bay leaves.
  • 4 cups chicken stock.
  • oil.
  • salt to taste.

Chicken tehri Ingredients for marination:

  • 1/2 cup yogurt.
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder.
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder.
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder.

Chicken tehri Cooking Method:

Chicken Tehri Marination process:

  1. marinate the chicken with yogurt and rest of the spices listed under the ingredients for marination column(i.e turmeric powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,red chilli powder) and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Chicken Tehri Cooking process:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and stir fry the carrots, potatoes,cauliflower and keep aside.
  2. Now heat oil again and add bay leaves,crushed cardamom,cinnamon stick and fry for 1 minute or so.Also add the ginger garlic paste and onion paste and saute the mixture for another 2 to 3 minutes.Now add the turmeric powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,red chilli powder and saute till the oil separates from the spices.
  3. Now add the marinated chicken and mix well with the spice mixture.Place a lid on the pan and let it cook in its own juices for about 15 minutes.Remove the lid and when the chicken is 2/3 done remove it from heat.
  4. Now fry the basmati rice in another pan for 1 minute and add 2 cups of chicken stock along with the peas and bring it to boil.When the rice is 2/3 cooked first add the fried carrots,cauliflower and potatoes and mix well with the rice.

  5. Now add the chicken and mix well.Add rest of the chicken stock ,place a lid and cook till it is done.

  6. Meanwhile in another pan fry the finely chopped onions and the green chillies till they turn golden brown.
  7. Add the fried onions,chillies and garam masala to the Tehri and mix.Serve with any gravy based dish