Recipe: Balti Chicken
- Details Category: Chicken Based Curry Published on Thursday, 28 June 2012 18:28 Written by ethel :
Prepare the following selections prior to starting to cook:
1kg (2lb) chicken on the bone, washed and put to drain
or can use chicken breast cut in big chunks.
1 large or 2 medium onions, grated or chopped thinly
6 cloves garlic, grated or chopped thinly
Open 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
1 glass of beer
1 teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
1 small teaspoon salt
2 oz butter
1 small tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon coriander
1½ inch piece of fresh ginger, chopped finely
4 tablespoons dried coriander
1 green fresh jalapeno chilli pepper, finely sliced
Put 3 tablespoons oil in wok and fry onions and garlic (plate 1) on high heat for 1 minute. Add tin of tomatoes and cook on low/medium heat for 10 minutes. Transfer to large stainless steel pan.
Add chicken pieces and plate 2. Add enough ber to cover all chicken. Stir well and cook, covered, on low heat for 20 minutes.
Remove cover and turn up heat to medium to reduce some liquid.
Add plate 3 and simmer for 7-10 minutes. Add jalapeno pepper for last few minutes.
Serve with chapattis or naans.
From “Favourite Balti and Indian Recipes”