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Coriander Chicken


Coriander Chicken is an amazing juicy dish which goes very well with rice and roti. The ingredients that go in to the dish to make it super yummilicious are readily available in our refrigerator and pantry any day. This is based on Vahchef's recipe. Lets get started..


Cut chicken- 1 lb
Red Onion 1
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
cashew nuts-6
poppy seeds-1 tsp
yogurt-1/2 cup
coriander powder- 1 tbsp
cumin powder- 1 tsp
chilli powder- 1 1/2 tsp
pepper powder 1 tsp
whole spice -cinnamon-1, bayleaf-1, cloves-2, fennel-1/2 tsp
salt to taste

Grind coriander leaves, cashew nuts, poppy seeds to a fine paste.

Heat oil in a pan.  Temper with cumin and whole spices, saute finely chopped onion, add some salt and turmeric powder, continue sauteing till the onion add ginger garlic paste, fry till the raw smell subsides. Add the coriander paste and all the powders. Cook till the oil oozes out. Add chicken and adequate salt, remember the salt added while sauteing onion. Add yogurt now. Give it a complete toss so that the chicken pieces are well coated with masala. Cook covered for about 15 mts. Check the taste, adjust if required. Cook covered for another 10 mts.  and transfer it to the serving dish.
This can be served with rotis and rice. 


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