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Chicken Curry - South Indian Style

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This chicien curry is a south indian styled recipe for preparation of chicken. Cooked in the icrowave, this south indian chicken curry is flavored with tamarind paste, tomato puree, chilies, coriander and garam masala. Spicy and savory, the south indian chicken curry can be served with pulao, rice or naans.
  Chicken 800 Gram, cut into 8-10 pieces
  Onions 250 Gram
  Tomato puree 100 Gram
  Tamarind paste 1 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Dry red chili 2 , broken into small pieces
  Black cardamoms 4
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Curry leaves 8
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic flakes 8
  Ginger 1 Inch
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 3 Tablespoon

Grind the onions, ginger and garlic using just enough water into a paste.
Prick the chicken pieces all over with a fork knife.
Heat oil in a 2 litre deep dish on 100% power for 1:30 minutes.
Add cumin seeds mustard seeds, curry leaves, cinnamon stick, black cardamoms and dry red chillis and microwave on 100% power for 1 min.
Add ground onion paste and microwave on 100% power for 10 min.
Stir 2-3 times during cooking.
Add the tomato puree, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and 1 cup (250 ml) water.
Mix and microwave on 100% power for 3 min.
Add chicken pieces and microwave partially covered on 100% power for 10 min.
Stir 2-3 times during cooking.
Allow standing covered with an aluminum foil for 10 minutes before serving.

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Chicken Curry - South Indian Style Recipe