Tuesday, 25 June 2013

 pressure cooked chicken


Oil- 3 tbsp

Onion  - 2 large sliced  thinly
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tbps
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
kashmiri red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp{ 2 cloves 1 " cinnamon and 3 to 4 cardamom finelly grounded } 

Tomato-4 grated
Salt to taste
Chicken - 1/2 kg cleaned
salt to taste 
sugar 1 tsp 
tejpatta / bay leaves 2 to 3

Take a pressure cooker and heat oil in it. Add tejpatta/ bay leaves

Add  onions and half tsp salt   saute for 5 mins.

Add  ginger garlic paste and mix well.

Now add salt and all the spice powders  except garam masala and mix well.

put the tomatoes and cook till oils comes out from the masala on medium heat.

Add chicken pieces and toss well in the masala.
 Put 2 cups of water if you want it with rice or you can put 1 cup of water if you want it  with roti .
Now cover the pressure cooker and let it cook for 1  whistle.  Switch off the flame and let the pressure go all by itself.

Open the pressure cooker and add garam masala and mix well.

Serve with rice or roti. Note if you use broiler chicken then 1 whistle  if it is desi murgi then 2 to 3 whistle depending upon the size. Some times I put aloo and carrot with this

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