Balti chicken

Posted: January 8, 2009 by nietize in Chicken

First fry 1 diced onion over high heat for 5 minutes until softened but not browned. Add 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped and 1 tbsp of grated ginger and continue frying for 3 minutes over medium heat. Add 2 tsp of ground cumin, 2 tsp of ground coriander, 1 tsp of ground tumeric, 1/2 tsp of chilli powder, 1 tsp of salt and 1/4 cup of water. Increase the heat to high and stir fry for 2 minnutes until the mixture has thickened. (Don’t burn it!) Add 1 can of chopped tomatoes and 1 cup of water and cook, stirring often for 10 minutes until the mixture is thick and pulpy. Add 1 kg of chopped chicken thigh fillets, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add 1 diced capsicum and 1 diced chilli and simmer for 25 minutes until the chicken is tender. Stir in 4 tbsp of chopped coriander and 2 chopped springs onions. Serve with rice or prata!

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