Friday, 22 May 2015

Kashmiri Chicken Kalia


This is an authentic Kashmiri dish . The gravy is thin but very tasty. Kashmiris usually make this Chicken Kalia for functions and special occasions .


Enjoy it with pulav or naan.








Ingredients :


1 kg ...................Chicken pieces ( with bones)
1 tbsp................. turmeric powder
2 / 3 tbsp.............chilli powder
5 / 6 ..................cloves
2 / 3 ................ cinnamon pieces
2 /3 .................bay leaves
1 cup ................curd ( beat well )
4 / 5 ................. cardamoms
2 ......................big masala cardamoms ( moti elaichi )
5 / 6 tbsp  ........oil
salt

To be ground to paste :

2 ........................ onions
2 tbsp .................fennel seeds
2 inch..................ginger
1/2 tsp.................cumin seeds
1 tbsp..................coriander seeds
1/2 tsp................. pepper seeds
2 / 3  ..................cloves
2 / 3 ...................cardamoms
1/2 inch .............cinnamon



Method :


Clean and wash the chicken very well.

Cut it into medium sized pieces.

Marinate the pieces with salt , turmeric and chilly powder and keep for at least 1 hour.

Now grind all the ingredients given in the list .

In a pan heat oil and add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves and both  type cardamoms .

Now add the ground onion paste and saute for 10/ 15 minutes .

Saute till the raw smell of masala disappears and oil starts separating .

Now add marinated chicken pieces, stir well and cook for 10 minutes.

Add the curd and very little water if necessary .

Cover the lid and cook on slow flame till chicken is fully cooked.

Serve hot with kashmiri pulav or naan .


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