Thursday, June 17, 2010

Chicken kofta in silky onion gravy


For Koftas:
200 grams Minced chicken
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder

Make into a smooth paste:
1 1/2 inch Ginger
3 large cloves of garlic
3-4 Green chillies

For the gravy:
2 Medium sized onions chopped
15 Cashew nuts soaked in water for 30 mins and made into a smooth paste
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Garam masala
3-4 Green chillies split into half


1. Marinate the minced chicken with cumin powder,coriander powder,turmeric,red chilli powder, salt and 1 tsp of the chilli ginger garlic paste for at least 30 minutes.

2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a sauce pan, roll the minced chicken mixture into small balls and fry them until brown. Keep aside.

3. In the same pan saute half the quantity of chopped onions until golden brown, remove cool and blend into a paste.

4. Saute the rest of the onions for 1 minute add the ginger garlic chilli paste, green chillies, cumin seeds, cumin powder, coriander powder,turmeric, garam masala and salt saute for another 10 minutes. Add the pured onion saute for 5 more minutes add 1 cup of water and allow to boil.

5. Now add the cashew paste blend it and add the chicken balls.

6. Allow it to boil for 5-10 minutes. Turn off the heat and sprinkle chopped coriander.

Serve with hot Rotis.


Anonymous said...

What a delicious meal! The silky onion gravy sounds incredible!

Bergamot said...

looks good

Nori said...

Hi Phanitha-san :)
Wow, this dish looks aMazing! i'm so amazed by how talented you are! i think you should start a cooking class. i know i'll be your first student! hehe. i really have to try making one of your recipes someday...(hugs)

nisha said...

Thanks for dropping by . You have a lovely space.I'll be back ofen

Sumathikarthikeyan said...

hi, this dish looks delicious. The name of this dish "Silky Onion Gravy" sounds good.

phanitha said...

Thank you 5 star foodie, Bergamot, nisha and Sumathi.

@Nori...Thank you very very much! I'm flattered!

Tangled Noodle said...

I must make this! It sounds so delicious, especially the silky onion gravy using cashew nuts. Thanks so much for sharing!

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