December 15, 2019

Hyderabad Chicken Curry - Very Authentic


I make this Hyderabadi chicken curry for special occasion.  This curry is rich in flavour & taste great with rice and rotis.  Special kind of paste is prepared using peanuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and red chillies and cooked along with other spices.  Addition of coconut milk makes this dish outstanding and perfect menu in any party table. 


Ingredients :
  1. Chicken - 1 kg
  2. Bay leaf - 1 no
  3. Cinnamon stick - 1 inch 
  4. Green cardamom - 2 nos
  5. Cloves - 3 nos
  6. Hing - 1/4 tsp
  7. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  8. Curry leaves - 2 tbsp
  9. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  10. Onion - 1 no
  11. Sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
  12. Peanuts - 2 tbsp
  13. Dry red chillies - 4 nos
  14. Poppy seeds - 1 tbsp
  15. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  16. Salt to taste
  17. Chilly powder - to taste 
  18. Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  19. Coconut milk - 1/4 cup
  20. Water
  21. Tamarind paste - 1 tbsp
  22. Oil - 1 tbsp
  23. Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method :



1.   Soak poppy seeds and dry red chillies in water for 10 mins.  Grind them along with sesame seeds and peanuts.  Keep the masala aside.

2.   Heat oil in the heavy bottomed pan, add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cardamom & cloves.

3.   Add mustard seeds, hing, curry leaves and finely chopped onions.  Saute till tender.

4.   Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and salt to taste.

5.   Add cleaned and cut chicken pieces and grounded masala.  Cook for few mins.

6.   Add chilly powder, coriander powder, tamarind paste and water around 2 cups.   Cover and cook till done.  

7.   Once the chicken is cooked, add coconut milk and switch of the flame.  Garnish it with coriander leaves.


Serve with hot steamed rice / rotis /  naan / parathas.

Note :

Homemade Tamarind paste link :
https://www.cookingwithswapna.com/2019/11/tamarind-paste-from-scratch-no-cooking.html

YouTube link :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRs9Co-704g&t=7s

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