samedi 31 janvier 2015

Chicken Jalfrezi

This is a stir-fried dish cooked with onions, ginger and garlic in a rich pepper sauce.

 
Serves 4
  • 675 gr chicken breasts, skinned and cut into 2.5cm (1-in) cubes
  • 30 ml vegetable oil
  • 5 ml cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 cm piece fresh root ginger, finely chopped
  • 15 ml curry paste (for homemade recipe click here)
  • Pinch of chili powder
  • 5 ml ground coriander
  • 5 ml ground cumin
  • 2 ml salt
  • 400 gr chopped tomatoes
  • 30 ml chopped fresh coriander
  • Fresh coriander sprigs, to garnish ; boiled rice, to serve
  1. Heat the oil in a wok and fry the cumin seeds for 2 minutes until they splutter ; add the onion, peppers, garlic and Ginger and stir-fry for 6-8 minutes.
  2. Add the curry paste and fry for about 2 minutes ; stir in the chili powder, coriander, cumin and salt and 15 ml water, stir well and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken cubes and cook for about 5 minutes, then add the tomatoes and coriander ; cover and cook for about 15 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  4. Serve with rice ; garnished with coriander.
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