Coriander/Cilantro Chicken - Indian Style

Molly Kumar

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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 kg
boneless chicken – cut into bite size pieces
5 Tbsp
water
2 large
white onion – chopped
4 clove
garlic – chopped
1 small
piece ginger
1 c
fatree yogurt - whipped
4 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice – you may use bottled lemon juice as well
1/2 c
fresh coriander/cilantro paste
5 Tbsp
olive oil – you may use any flavorless oil of choice
3 sprig(s)
coriander leaf (for decoration)

SPICES:

1 tsp
whole black pepper - optional
2 tsp
coriander powder
1 tsp
cumin powder
2 tsp
indian all spice powder
2 tsp
red chili powder
2 tsp
salt (as per your taste)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a blender, make a smooth paste of onion, garlic and ginger (Using 4-5tbsp of water)
2
Heat oil in a large pan(2min) and add the black pepper.
Now add the onion paste along with all the powdered spices, stir evenly and cook on low heat for 2-3min (Cook covered with lid).
3
After 3min, give the onion paste a stir and it should start to look translucent, cook for 2min.
Now add the boneless chicken and stir everything, cover the lid and cook for another 5-8min or till chicken is cooked. (Keep stirring every 2min and making sure that the paste & chicken doesn’t stick to bottom)
4
Add fresh coriander paste, lemon juice in yogurt and mix together.
Once the chicken is cooked, add the yogurt mixture and cook on medium for another 5min.
5
After 5min all the water(from yogurt) would have soaked up and the chicken would have cooked properly along with all the spices.
6
Turn off the heat, transfer in serving dish, decorate with fresh coriander and serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy