Green Chilli Chicken


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If you get totally bored with the regular curries made with coconut and red chilli spices, here is one for a variation. Goes well with Ghee rice or curd rice.

Ingredients for the Masala
Big red onion - 1/2
ginger - 1 inch piece
garlic - 4 pieces
peppercornes - 1 teaspoon
Sombu - 1 teaspoon
Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Cashewnuts - 5
Green Chillis - 15

Grind the above to a smooth paste.

Other Ingredients
Chicken breasts boneless - 1.5 pounds
Small onions (pearl onions) - 15 nos
Bay leaf - 1
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
turmeric powder - little

In a pan, add oil, then the bay leaf and cinnamon, fry until brown, then add the finely chopped small onions, fry well. Then add the chicken pieces with some salt and turmeric powder. Fry for about 10 minutes with little water until about 3/4th cooked. Then add the grinded masala and cook unitl completely done.