Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Ginger chicken

Chilly powder-3tsp( if u want spicy then add little more)
Giger paste-1tbsp
Garlic paste-1tsp
Tomato puree-1tbsp
Onion paste-2 cups(5 onions)
Soy sauce-2tsp
capsicum-1 sliced
Ginger-1tsp shredded
Salt to taste


  • Marinate the chicken with lemon juice,turmeric powder,chilly powder,ginger - garlic paste and soy sauce and salt for about an hour in the fridge.
  • Heat  oil in a pressure cooker( you can use sauce pan too) add onion paste and saute for 5mins.
  • Now add tomato puree and saute until the raw smell of the onion goes and oil floats on top.
  • Now add the marinated chicken and 2cups of water, pressure cook for 10 or just take 1whistle( if you are using a pressure cooker always check the time it takes only 10 mins to cook once the pressure builds up).
  • If you are using sauce pan  then cover and cook till  the oil floats on the top of the gravy.
  • Now add the sliced capsicum and the shredded ginger, cook further 2mins.
  • At last add maida paste(mixed in water) and let the gravy thickens,boil for 2mins.
  • Serve hot with roti or with fried rice.


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