Sunday, October 09, 2011

Chicken pasanda

Pasanda are the fillets which are made up of chicken, beef or mutton. These fillets are cooked in many different styles. You can roast them, make them with gravy, and use them as burger patties or in salads, sandwiches and kebabs. Chicken pasanda is quite tempting dish which can be made in English or Indian style. The latter style is quite spicy and simple to make.

  • 2 chicken breast pieces (nearly one kg)
  • One big onion (finely sliced)
  • Two tomatoes
  • One stick of cinnamon (dalchini)
  • Two to three cardamoms (ilaichi)
  • One tablespoon ginger and garlic paste
  • Salt as per taste
  • Half teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • One teaspoon chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • One teaspoon coriander powder (dhania powder)
  • 5 tablespoon yogurt
  • Fresh coriander
  • Green chilies
  • Quarter cup of oil
Preparation Process: Heat oil and fry onions till they turn golden. Add tomatoes and fry till they get blended. Add all the ingredients except fresh coriander, green chilies and chicken breast and cook for a while. Now add chicken and quarter cup of water and let it cook by covering the pan. When the water gets absorbed and thick gravy forms and oil appears at surface then add fresh coriander and green chilies and take out chicken pasanda for serving.

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