Light Chicken Curry with Green Chilies and Yogurt

Chicken cooked in yogurt and green chilies. Less Spicy but very tasty.

Servings: 4 | Time To Prepare: 45 Minutes | Submitted By: Chitra Nag


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Ingredients:

  • 1 Cornish Chicken – 500 gms,  cut into 8 pcs
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Inch Ginger
  • 4 Pods of Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 3/4 cup  Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 Cup Chopped Cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • 7-8 Green Chili – Slit in half
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil (or any oil)
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon
  • 3 Clove

 

Instructions

  1. Grind ginger/garlic/coriander seeds/cilantro with little water
  2. Add yogurt/turmeric powder/salt/sugar/bay leaves/green chili. Strain the ground spices to the chicken pieces. Mix well and keep the marinade for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil.
  4. Add cardamom/cloves/cinnamon to the heated oil.
  5. Add chopped onion and  fry till light brown.
  6. Add the marinated chicken
  7. Cook in medium heat stirring occasionally till  oil separates
  8. Add 2/3 cups of water and let it simmer for about 15/20 minutes
  9. Serve hot with Basmati Rice

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