Sunday, October 3, 2010

Chicken sauce curry

Today I am going to post a recipe which is one of my many favourites that my mom makes . She used to make this almost all weekends and the aroma of this dish is just droolicious  . My sister and I used to fight for the leftovers and now my kids too love it as much as we do .It is spicy ,sweet and sour and you can feel all the flavours .This dish works very well with a vegetable pulao or just steamed rice is fine too, so here goes.....


1 kg chicken skinned and cut into pieces
3-4 cloves garlic
1 inch pc ginger
5-6 green chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3-4 dried red chillies
1 tbspn cumin seeds
1 1/2 tbspn coriander seeds
1 cup yoghurt
1 cup tomato ketchup
1 tbspn oil


Grind the ginger, garlic and green chillies coarsely
In a deep pan add the chicken , turmeric ,salt to taste and the ground mixture with a little water and bring to boil and cook till the chicken is almost done .
In another pan dry roast the spices till it gives off a nice aroma and grind it .
In a saucepan heat the oil and add in the yoghurt and the ketchup and whisk it really well , add the ground spices ( add the ground spices depending upon the level of hotness you want ) and salt to taste . When it starts to bubble , take it off the heat and add it to the chicken and mix it well .
Bake in a 200 c oven for about 45-50 min.
Garnish it with fried onions and chopped coriander leaves (optional).


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  3. Yummy sounding curry, look forward to trying!!

  4. Yum, this sounds like a perfect fall dish.

  5. thank you everyone for your comments , do let me know how it turns out .
    @katerina , you sure are right about mothers
    @vincent , I will surely add my blog to your site as I think recipes should be shared and I am honoured that you asked .

  6. This sounds delicious! If my mom had many recipes, I would want to write them down and share them with everybody. I may have to try this - I'm on a curry kick lately.

  7. yummyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy..........

  8. I have been looking for a good curry sauce and this sounds really good! Thank you for sharing your Mother's secret!

  9. you are welcome Tiffany. do let me know how it turns out .